A rare and very large Mesopotamian cylinder seal, dating to the Early Dynastic/Akkadian period, c. 2400-2200 B.C.
A huge seal measuring 24 mm. in diameter and 32 mm. in height / length. The thickness makes the imprint very large - a contest scene with gods and animals among which a rearing lion and a bull. ...click for details
A low relief and affordable Mesopotamian cylinder seal, dating to the Old Babylonian period, 1900-1800 BC.
The seal is carved in an attractive black stone with a presentation scene, a worshipper is leading a minor deity towards the seated great god (Enki/Ea), crescent above. Behind the seated god a couple of animals.
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