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 superbly engraved Hematite cylinder seal, provincial Babylonian seal, carved in Syria, dating 1900-1700 BC.
Two males, one in Babylonian robe face r. In front of them, a winged beast with paws raised and facing right. Before it, two deer facing vis-á-vis below and a double-headed eagle with wing open faces forward above.
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