IMPORTANT SYRIAN BONE CARVING OF THE MOTHER GODESS, DATING TO THE LATER NEOLITHIC-EARLY BRONZEAGE PERIOD, 4TH.-3RD. MILLENIUM BC.!
This statuette with it's exceptional details carved in the round - of tommy and full breasts, reflects a widespread tradition from the neolithic period and later antiquity of worshipping a mother godess o ...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 attacked by a couple of predators. Another figure is fighting a horned animal and there's a tree as spacefiller. A thick cylinder with lots of space for details and used to th ...click for details
AN OLD BABYLONIAN HEMATITE CYLINDER SEAL
isin-larsa period, circa 2000-1800 BC.
Exceptional carving in a fine Hematite stone.
Seal depicts a male figure leading a female worshipper toward a seated beaded deity in a headdress, three columns of faint cuneiform inscription behind the throne.
Size: 25 mm. high, 14 mm. thick. A good si ...click for details
A superb cylinder seal carved in an exceptional carnelian stone, depicting a great god seated on a throne, in front of the throne stands two worshippers, behind the throne theere's a clear Cuneiform inscription in a square, a Goat and more cuneiform i ...click for details