A very large and beautyful cylinder seal of shell, dating to the Early Dynastic Period, 2900–2334 B.C.
This type of seals made of shell with the dramatic contest scenes are rare and in high demand among collectors. The seal is very concave and engraved with two heros fighting two lions standing on the their hind legs. The heros carry a so ...click for details
A extremely rare and important bronze javelin (large spear for throwing), Luristan Iran, dating to the late 2nd.- early 1st. millenium BC.
Interestingly, this Javelin has a larger and very complicated engraving all around the folded socket. This needs further study and cleaning, but it looks like a sort of structure or a figure. The point ...click for details
A rare and very large cylinder seal in hard polished black stone, dating to the Neo-Assyrian empire, 8th.-7th. cent. BC.
The seal is engraved with a spectacular scene of a great bearded King with two eunuchs servants serving food. The seal is described in detail in the collection card from the collection whence it was from. ...click for details