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Exceptional Babylonian cylinder seal, 1800-1600 BC

Exceptional Babylonian cylinder seal, 1800-1600 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1003894
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A fine late Babylonian or Old Assyrian cylinder seal in black hematite, dating to 1800-1600 BC.

Southern Mesopotamian type from the socalled Isin-Larsa period. Presentation scene, with the deity facing right and Lama, the intervening goddess, presenting worshipper. In the fields a bird and an a four-legged animal. Sharp and beautyful seal!

Size: 24x10 mm.

Condition: Superb. Exceptional quality like all seals from the collection!

Ex Swedish private collection - purchased during the 1950s at Viktoria Lindströms Antikhandel, Stockholm. Her business card in the collection together with notes. Ex late 19th. century collection, note the old costum made brass mount with collection number (letter) hand-chiselled.