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  1. cylinder seal

    • IPA[ˈsiləndər sē(ə)l]
    • n.
      a small, barrel-shaped stone object with a hole down the center and an incised design or cuneiform inscription. It was originally rolled on clay when soft to indicate ownership or to authenticate a document and was used chiefly in Mesopotamia from the late 4th to the 1st millennium bc.
    • noun: cylinder seal, plural noun: cylinder seals