Neo-Babylonian chalcedony intaglio
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Pre AD 1000: item # 1187958
Please refer to our stock # #14 when inquiring.
J. Bagot, ancient art
Consell de cent 278 Bajos 1
08007 Barcelona, Spain
|Neo-Babylonian. Mesopotamia 7th Century – Early 6th Century VI B.C. Chalcedony 19x14x 22 mm In good condition Raised octagonal seal with a perforation in the raised part. It depicts a bearded male character in front of an altar or podium. An insignia of the god Nabu, patron of writing, can be seen on the altar. Published in "HEPHAESTUS LEGACY: A memorial to a private collection of ancient rings and glyptics". Number 14|