6.-Dual Pillar Worship, On A Gold Signet Ring, Cnossus.
Other forms of head-dress are seen on the great signet from Mycenae.
Both the signet types and the other objects of art here discovered display the fresh naturalism that characterizes in a special way the first Late Minoan period.
Signet-rings also with fixed metal bezels were in common use among the Greeks from about 600 B.C.
He opened the box to reveal a man's platinum signet ring with the half-moon, half-sun, and arrow symbol neatly carved on its head.
The surrounding buildings, including the courtrooms, the Advocates' and the Signet libraries, are all modern additions.
But at first the Roman citizen wore only an iron signet ring, and this continued to be used at marriages.
RICHARD BURDON HALDANE (1856-), British statesman and philosopher, was the third son of Robert Haldane of Cloanden, Perthshire, a writer to the signet, and nephew of J.
Of the Sassanian rock-sculptures some have already been mentioned; besides these, numerous engraved signet-stones have been preserved.
The official practice of the Frankish kings, which, as we have seen, was the means of handing down the Roman tradition of the use of the signet, was gradually imitated by high officers of state.
11) mentions the dove, fish, ship, lyre, anchor, as suitable devices for Christian signet rings.
OLD] ideal kingdom, the trusted and highly favoured minister who was the signet-ring upon Yahweh's hand (contrast Hag.
The liver cells are seen to contain a large globule of fat which pushes the cell nucleus to one side - giving the signet-ring appearance.
The lettres de cachet, on the contrary, were signed simply by a secretary of state (formerly known as secretaire des commandements) for the king; they bore merely the imprint of the king's privy seal, from which circumstance they were often called, in the r4th and r5th centuries, lettres de petit signet or lettres de petit cachet, and were entirely exempt from the control of the chancellor.
In 1832 he became a writer to the signet, and shortly afterwards obtained an official appointment in the bill department of the Court of Session, which he held until 1865.
Hence arose the use of the counterseal, which might be an impression from a matrix actually so called (contrasigillum), or that of a signet or private seal (secretum), such countersealing implying a personal corroboration of the sealing.