All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1285886 (stock #S.16)
Early Dynastic II; c. 2800-2600 BCE This seal made of soft white stone depicts a battle scene between various animals. In the center of the image is a lion, on the right, attacking a caprid, most likely an ibex or goat, on the left. Behind this pair and to the right another lion is also attacking a caprid, this time with their positions reversed. To the far left, the image is divided into two registers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1102987 (stock #seal.S.10.11)
Third Dynasty of Ur; c. 2100-2050 B.C. A rectilinear cylinder seal of a merchant with name inscribed. Central presentation scene shows supplicant being presented to the enthroned horned deity on the right. Anzu bird and crescent moon in field. Inscription in Sumerian reads “URNIGAR SON OF DUMUERINDA DAMGAR” (Damgar=Merchant). Vertical drill hole for suspension. In excellent condition...