A very rare and highly interesting Neo-Babylonian stone stamp seal, dating to c. 8th.-6th. cent AD.
The seal is in the family of the so-called duck seals but in this case looks more like a dolphins head. Vivid engraving of the stamp it self with an unidentified item with rays and animals above. ...click for details
This is a small clay tablet with cuneiform inscriptions to both sides, dating early 2nd. millenium BC. The cuneiform script first emerged in the Sumerian civilization of ancient Mesopotamia, and continued for many thousands of years. Small clay tablets such as this one were used for record-keeping and accounting. A very good little example of its kind!
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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