Rarely seen in this awesome near mint condition, this axe was made during the Single Grave period, likely as an offer-axe, since this axe would have been too large and heavy to use!
Size: 206 mm long, and massive weighing a wobling ca. ...click for details
IMPORTANT EARLY DYNASTIC LAPIS LAZULI CYLINDER SEAL, MESOPOTAMIA, CA. 2600-2500 BC.
A figure (Gilgamesh?) wrestle a couple of horned animals, which in turn are attacking by a couple of lions. A right figure is holding the tail of one of the lions as if guiding it. Interesting depiction on a good large size lapis seal. ...click for details