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seals (artifacts)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to artifacts bearing monograms, writing, numbers, symbols, or designs in intaglio that are used for making an impression in relief on some soft, tenacious substance such as clay or wax. They may be flat or cylindrical, the impression made by rolling the seal over the surface. The term also refers to the impressions that have been made in wax, clay, or another soft material by the impact of a seal or other hard engraved surface. Seals are generally used to authenticate documents or for decoration. Stamps of a seal matrix of carved reliefs of pictures or texts; used to imprint a wax or lacquer seal.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Seal of the University, circa 1950

 Item — Object Ceremonial Objects [5]
Scope and Contents Seal of the Municipal University of Omaha, circa 1950.

Seal of the University Library, circa 1950

 Item — Object Ceremonial Objects [4]
Scope and Contents University library seal of the Municipal University of Omaha, circa 1950.