Rare old Babylonian seal, deity and worshipper
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: item # 941818
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|An Old Babylonian period presentation scene cylinder seal, superbly carved in marple, dating to 2000-1700 BC. A worshipper in front of a deity, alter (?) behind, a snake arrising from the ground and a star above. Size: 23x13/14 mm. Condition: Choice, light wear but no chips. Provenance: Ex Oliver Antique. 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 custom made brass mount with collection number (letter) hand-chiselled.|