Beautyful cylinder seal, Old Babylonian Kingdom, c. 1800 BC.
The seal is engraved with a presentation scene where a seated horned god on a throne receives a worshiper accompanied by a minor goddess; the latter leads her protege by the hand.
Interestingly, there's a huge scorpion behind the throne and a large bird. A crescent in field ...click for details
Rare Buddha Sculpture, dating to the late 16th. century, 56 cm. high!
Representing Buddha seated in royal ease on a lotus-pod, dressed in loose-fitting robes, open at the chest, the face with benevolent expression and the hair swept up, with a circular mandala behind, flanked on either side by a acolyte, each standing on a raised lotus-po ...click for details