c. 8th-6th Century B.C.
A winged bearded hero faces right, wearing kudurrus (Babylonian style crown) and double wrapped kilt, stands in contest, right hand raised behind, left hand extended holding a winged griffon on hind, forepaws extended. Crescent above griffon. With vertical hole for suspension present.
In original and excellent condition.
.90 x .43 inches (2.60 x 1.10 cms)
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Export Approval of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Collon; “Catalogue of Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum: Cylinder Seals V” (London: 2001), p. 154-56, 299-301.