Seal (emblem)
A seal is a device for making an impression in wax, clay, paper, or some other medium, including an embossment on paper, and is also the impression thus made. The original purpose was to authenticate ...
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Knights Templar Seal
The Grand Masters of the Knights Templar during the later 12th and the 13th century used a double-sided great seal which showed a representation of The Dome of the Rock (or a circular dome of the Ch...
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Great Seal of France
The Great Seal of France (French: Grand Sceau de la République française) is the official seal of the French Republic.
The Great Seal features Liberty personified as a seated Juno wearing a cr...
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Great Seal of the Realm
The Great Seal of the Realm or Great Seal of the United Kingdom (known prior to the Treaty of Union of 1707 as the Great Seal of England; and from then until the Union of 1801 as the Great Seal of Gre...
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Heirloom Seal of the Realm
The Heirloom Seal of the Realm (simplified Chinese: 传国玺; traditional Chinese: 傳國璽; pinyin: chuán guó xǐ), also known in English as the Imperial Seal of China, is a Chinese jade seal carved...
Seal (East Asia)
A seal, in an East Asian context, is a general name for printing stamps and impressions thereof which are used in lieu of signatures in personal documents, office paperwork, contracts, art, or any ite...
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Seal cutting
Seal carving, also seal cutting, or zhuanke in Chinese (篆刻), is a traditional form of art that originated in China, and later spread to East Asia. It refers to cutting a pattern into the bottom face o...
Seal engraving
Seal carving, also seal cutting, or zhuanke in Chinese (篆刻), is a traditional form of art that originated in China, and later spread to East Asia. It refers to cutting a pattern into the bottom face o...
Plica (sigillography)
Plica (from Latin plica - fold) is a term from sigillography for the reinforcement of the lower edge of a charter or deed, produced by folding up the bottom of the sheet of parchment to achieve a doub...
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Dečani chrysobulls
The Dečani chrysobulls (Serbian: Дечанске хрисовуље/Dečanske hrisovulje) or Dečani charters (Дечанске повеље/Dečanske povelje) are chrysobulls dating to 1321-1331, signed by Stefan Uroš III Dečans...
Bird-worm seal script
Bird-worm seal script (Simplified Chinese: 鸟虫篆; Traditional Chinese: 鳥蟲篆; Pinyin: Niǎo Chóng Zhuàn) is a type of ancient seal script originated from China.
The Chinese character "鸟" (or "鳥" in tra...
Small Seal Script
Small Seal Script (Chinese: 小篆, xiǎozhuàn), formerly romanized as Hsiao-chuan and also known as Seal Script, Lesser Seal Script and Qin Script (秦篆, Qínzhuàn), is an archaic form of Chinese calli...
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Seal of the President of the Philippines
The Seal of the President of the Philippines (Filipino: Sagisag ng Pangulo ng Pilipinas) is a symbol used to represent the history and dignity of the President of the Philippines. Its original for...
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Seal of Colombo
The Seal of Colombo is the official seal and log of the city of Colombo and the municipality council in Sri Lanka. It consists of a coconut tree, which has been the main cultivated crop in the area fo...
Golden Bull of Sicily
The Golden Bull of Sicily (Czech: Zlatá bula sicilská, Latin: Bulla Aurea Siciliæ) was a decree issued by Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor in Basel on 26 September 1212 that confirmed the roya...
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Seal of Mindaugas
The Seal of Mindaugas (Lithuanian: Mindaugo antspaudas) is a medieval seal affixed to the October 1255 act by Mindaugas, King of Lithuania, granting Selonia to the Teutonic Knights. An academic de...
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MMST
MMST (Hebrew Mem, Mem, Shin, Tau) appears exclusively on LMLK seal inscriptions, seen in archaeological findings in Israel, and its meaning has been the subject of continual controversy.
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Seal of Yerevan
The Seal of Yerevan shows a winged Erebuni lion with a bronze shield having a blue circumference. The lion has the tree of life as a crown, holds a power staff, and has a shield encompassing the symbo...
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Shamash
Shamash (Akkadian: Šamaš, "Sun") was a native Mesopotamian deity and the Sun god in the Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian pantheons. Shamash was the god of justice in Babylonia and Assyria, correspond...
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Great Seal of Northern Ireland
The Great Seal of Northern Ireland is the seal used for Northern Ireland. The great seal is in the possession of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. The Great Seal was created by the Irish Fr...
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Golden Bull of 1242
The Golden Bull of 1242 was a golden bull or edict, issued by King Béla IV of Hungary to inhabitants of Gradec (part of today's Zagreb in Croatia) during Mongol invasion of Europe. By this golden bull...
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Engraved gem
An engraved gem is a small gemstone, usually semi-precious, that has been carved, in the Western tradition normally with images or inscriptions only on one face. The engraving of gemstones was a major...
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Seven-dots glyph
The 7-dot glyph, (or globes) are first known in Mittanian art, (Turkey, or ancient Anatolia), but is possibly older. It appears in the iconography of cylinder seals, and later on reliefs, or other mot...
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Golden Charter of Bern
The Golden Charter of Bern (also: Golden Bull, in German: Goldene Handfeste or Berner Handfeste) is a medieval charter purporting to have been issued by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. It establishes...
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Seal of Portland, Oregon
The city seal of Portland, Oregon, was originally adopted in 1878, standardized in 1964, and most recently revised August 3, 2005. According to the city's website, "The female figure in the center o...
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Seal of Minneapolis, Minnesota
The seal of Minneapolis was adopted by the Minneapolis City Council on June 5, 1878. The seal consists of a shield centered on a round form. The shield contains a pictorial view of St. Anthony Falls, ...
LMLK seal
LMLK seals are ancient Hebrew seals stamped on the handles of large storage jars dating from reign of King Hezekiah (circa 700 BC) discovered mostly in and around Jerusalem. Several complete jars we...
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Privy Seal of Japan
The Privy Seal of Japan is the Emperor of Japan's official seal. It is square and its inscription "天皇御璽" is written in the seal script (篆書:tensho). It has two lines of vertical writing. On the right-...
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Seal of Algiers
The coat of arms of Algiers, the capital of Algeria, was created after the country's independence, it shows a fortress, which symbolizes the Casbah, and a boat which symbolize the Algerian fleet, vita...
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Scaraboid seal
The Scaraboid seal is a category of the impression seals of Egypt. It is also a category of Jewellery and amulets, though as a seal it is of minor size (about 1.5 cm, pocket size).
Scarabs w...
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Seal sculpture
Seal knob (印纽), sometimes also seal sculpture, refers to the hardstone carving or small decorative relief at the head and front of a seal. The associated carving technique is called knob carving (纽刻),...
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