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
A rare Old Babylonian seal with two clear rows of cuneiform, dating to 2000-1800 BC.
The seal is carved with a presentation scene, but interestingly there's many cuneiform signs behind the throne and they are clear so it should be possible to translate. An affordable seal with cuneiform. ...click for details
A fine Old Assyrian cylinder seal in black hematite, dating to 2000-1600 BC.
Southern mesopotamian type from the socalled Isin-Larsa period.
Presentation scene, with the deity facing left and Lama, the intervening goddess, presenting worshipper.
In the fields a Scorpio, an crescent and a large bird. Impressive and beautyful seal!
Size: 24x10 mm.
Condition: Superb. Exceptional quality like all seals from the collection!
Ex Swedish private collection - purchased during the 1950s ...click for details
A massive, large Syrian pottery stamp seal, dating to the time of the idols, 3rd. millenium BC BR>
Size: 52 mm. X 50 mm. BR>BR>
The seal is carved with different symbols, including an eye, a star and a Swastika. Very interesting and rare! BR>BR>
Condition: Hairline, othervise superb!