A fine late Babylonian or Old Assyrian cylinder seal in black hematite, dating to 1800-1600 BC.
Southern Mesopotamian type from the socalled Isin-Larsa period. Presentation scene, with the deity facing right and Lama, the intervening goddess, presenting worshipper. In the fields a bird and an a four-legged animal. Sharp and beautyful seal! ...click for details
An extremely rare archaic Babylonian / mesopotamian cylinder seal, dating to the bronzeage, early 3rd. millenium BC.
Exceptionally patinated seal showing to 4-legged animals.
bronze cylinder seals are extremely rarely seen for sale anywhere - and this is perfect!
Ex Swedish private collection - purchased during the 1950s at Viktoria Lindströms Antikhandel, Stockholm. Her business card in the collection together with notes. Ex late 19th. century collection, note the old ...click for details
A very large stone carving of a mans head
Likely used as a grave or boundary marker.
The meaning of such images is unknown, but the fact that they essentially come from necropoleis and the presence of inscriptions (on the base) clearly indicate that they were commemorative portraits placed ...click for details