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  • n. Plural form of sealing.


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  • On the front face of the sealings were the prints from the stones, while on the other side were traces of fabric, papyrus, and parchment.

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  • Temples are considered sacred to Latter-day Saints and are used for religious rituals including proxy baptisms, marriage ceremonies known as sealings and other ceremonies designed to strengthen church teachings. 2News This Morning Feed

  • In addition, this policy prohibited black men and women of African descent from participating in the temple endowment and sealings, which the Church dictates are essential for the highest degree of salvation.

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  • The rest of the store has high sealings and pillars that I loved.

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  • Even depleted production wells can repressurize over time and spill oil if their sealings fail.

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  • Only members in good standing may enter the towering white buildings, where members perform sacred religious ceremonies, including proxy baptisms and wedding ceremonies known as sealings.

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  • And it's also why the Illinois State Police's denial of thousands of court-ordered sealings and expungements over the past several years has drawn swift attention from the courts and the Illinois attorney general, as first uncovered and reported by The Chicago Reporter.

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  • Also as I read further on the functionality of these clay sealings as "modernday padlocks" for ancient trade, I may be overemphasizing the significance of depicted scenes stamped on the clay in relation to the accompanying writing.

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  • Concerning a-ra-tu-me meaning 'Artemis', I feel I can safely drop that idea since it suffices to reason that corresponding Mycenaean seals normally show terms for commodities and transactions as explained by Vassilis Aravantinos in The Mycenaean inscribed sealings from Thebes - Problems of content and function [pdf][3]: We have the reference to things that are 'holy' i-je-ra.

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  • I'm afraid I am also denying the religious origin of many of the scenes stamped on the clay sealings.

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