A small cylinder, primarily from Mesopotamia, that could be rolled over wet clay to leave a distinctive imprint comparable to a signature.
A city along the Euphrates River.
A region notable for its early ancient civilizations, geographically encompassing the modern Middle East, Egypt, and modern Turkey.
A piece of clay that was stamped by an identifying seal and used to fasten a container shut, thereby keeping the contents private.
The writing system of ancient Mesopotamia, consisting of wedges pressed into clay.