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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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