A scarce and very interesting Early Dynastic cylinder seal, dating to c. 2600 BC.
The cylinder seal depicts two rows of engravings: The lower row depicts seated beer-drinkers, sipping beer from a jar using long straws! A typical yet scarce and interesting scene from the Early Dynastic period!. The upper register depicts a varity of animal ...click for details
Rare Mitannian (Babylonian) cylinder seal, c. mid-late 2nd. mill. BC.
A hero (Pothnia Theron) as the Master of Animals, surpressing a lion, a scorpion and a goat - interesting carving! Detailed description on the old collection card pictured. This card is included with the seal. ...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
A low relief and affordable Mesopotamian cylinder seal, dating to the Old Babylonian period, 1900-1800 BC.
The seal is carved in an attractive black stone with a presentation scene, a worshipper is leading a minor deity towards the seated great god (Enki/Ea), crescent above. Behind the seated god a couple of animals.
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Interesting archaic cylinder seal, Syria or the Levante, dating to the late 3rd.-early 2nd. millenium BC.
The seal is carved in a black-green stone and depicts two standing figures with with 4 collums of small triangles between, that looks a bit like raindrops. Very interesting and rare depiction that we haven't encountered before. ...click for details