An outstanding massive cylinder seal in black Serpentinite, Mesopotamia, dating to Arkkadian Empire, c. 2500-2300 BC.
The Akkadian Empire was an ancient Semitic empire centered in the city of Akkad and its surrounding region in ancient Mesopotamia which united all the indigenous Akkadian speaking Semites and the Sumerian speakers under on ...click for details
A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.
One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels. ...click for details