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...
Privy Seal
A privy seal refers to the personal seal of a reigning monarch, used for the purpose of authenticating official government documents.
The Privy Seal of England can be traced back to the reign of K...
Imperial Seal of Korea
The Imperial Seal of Korea or Ihwamun (이화문, 李花紋) is one of the symbols of the Korean Empire. It was originally the emblem of the royal family and was subsequently used for the coat of arms of the shor...
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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...
Impression seal
The impression seal is a common seal that leaves an impression, typically in clay and less often in wax. In antiquity they were common, largely because they served to authenticate legal documents, su...
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Seal of Phnom Penh
The Seal of Phnom Penh is the municipality seal used by the City Hall of Phnom Penh.
The seal is round with a light black outer ring, which is a bit light some might not see it. In the ring consi...
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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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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 the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth
The seal of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is the symbol of the diocese. The seal was designed at the creation of the diocese by splitting the western counties from the Episcopal Diocese of Dall...
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Cylinder seal
A cylinder seal is a small round cylinder, typically about one inch in length, engraved with written characters or figurative scenes or both, used in ancient times to roll an impression onto a two-dim...
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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 the Confederate States of America
The Great Seal of the Confederate States was the official seal of the government of the Confederate States of America, which consisted of eleven states that voted to secede from the United States, lea...
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Eagle, Globe, and Anchor
The Eagle, Globe, and Anchor is the official emblem and insignia of the United States Marine Corps. It is commonly referred to as an EGA, although this usage is officially discouraged by the U.S. Mari...
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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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Matrix (numismatics)
In numismatics, a matrix is an intermediate mould used in the process of manufacturing coins.A matrix has its design in the same sense as a die. The design is engraved convex into the matrix, which is...
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, ...
Public Seal of Hong Kong
The Public Seal of Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港公印), formally known as Public Seal of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is the seal for certifying government documents and legislations of Hong ...
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Seal of the President of Ireland
The Seal of the President of Ireland (Irish: Séala Uachtarán na hÉireann) is a seal used by the President of Ireland to be affixed to every "...order, commission, warrant, or other instrument..." ...