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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420291
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$150.00
A fine smaller cylinder seal in hard blackstone, engraved with depiction of a herd of different animals, Early Syro-mesopotamian style, 3rd. millenium BC.

Size: 15 mm x 10 mm.

Condition: Choice some wear but intact.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420290
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A Syro-Levantine blackstone seal with three figures in procession, Old Assyrian provincial style, early-mid 2nd. mill. BC.

A wonderful quality seal, very details and with particularly fine style for this type.

Size: 18-19 mm.

Condition: Choice!. Beautiful redish dessert patina.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420288
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
A wonderful carved stone seal in a hard black stone, Middle Assyrian period, ca. 14th.-12th. century BC.

A very rich carving of a chariot, weel symbols, stars, dots and animals - a nice representation of scetchy style in Assyrian glyptic art of the period.

Size:28 mm tall.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and patina and a clear roll-out.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420285
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$195.00
A nice and scarce large Baylonian seal with Enki seated on Throne and faint Cuneiform inscription behind, ca. 2100-1800 BC.

Engraved in a fine Serpentine stone, very black and glossy.

The well-known supplicant scene where a worshipper is drawn towards Enki or Ea seated on a throne by a Demi-God. Behind the throne a large space with remants of a longer cuneiform inscription, which can be seen more clearly on the seal itself.

Size: 23 mm. tall and 13 mm. thick.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420282
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$275.00
A rare early babylonian cylinder seal of massive proportions, Old Baylonian or slightly earlier, ca. 2200-1800 BC.

This impressive seal is carved in a light cream brown stone and depicts Enki/Ea seated on a throne greeting a devotee or Demi-god, he is standing back to back with another person whos is turned towards an alter.

Size: 22 mm. thick and 37 mm. tall, really leaves room for details.

Condition: Intact, fine wear and patination and traces of corrosion.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420195
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$225.00
A very fine Cylinder seal, larger and in an attractive brownish stone, Old Babylonian 2000-1600 BC.

The seal is carved with a Hero grabbing a demon by the arm and stabbing him with a dagger or sword.

Size: 22-23 mm tall and 10-11 mm. thcik.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and heavily patinated.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420194
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$275.00
A beautiful massive cylinder seal for this period, Old Babylonian Empire ca. 2000-1600 BC.

A very attractive piece with much honest wear and fine ancient patination, done in a black hard stone.

The well-known supplicant scene where a worshipper is drawn towards Enki or Ea seated on a throne by a Demi-God. In this case there's clearly an alter or a table in front of the Throne as well. Behind the throne a large emty space with remants of a longer cuneiform inscription, whic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420193
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$285.00
A vivid high quality carved stone seal in a hard black stone, Middle Assyrian period, ca. 14th.-12th. century BC.

A particularly beautiful and interesting ancient roll-out of a king or hero shooting a large human headed and winged beast in front of an alter and with the divine symbols of the star and crescent in the fields. A marvelous quality piece and a stunning representation of Assyrian art in the period.

Size: 32 mm tall and 11 mm. thick.

Condition: very fin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420137
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$250.00
A scarce and interesting Neo-Assyrian cylinder seal, ca. 9th.-7th. BC.

The seal is carved in a wonderful cream hard stone, showing a contest scene of a four-winged hero in the centre, flanked by two mythical 4-legged beast with birds heads, which he grasps.

Wonderful depiction and a nice seal for the Neo-Assyrian period!

Size: 13-14 mm.

Condition: Choice, high relief with a fine imprint.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 195...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420135
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$395.00
Interesting Syro-Mesopotamian Cylinder seal, likely Northern Syria, 1st. Syrian Group around 2200-1900 BC.

Beautiful seal carved using magnificient skill on a small surface depicting herds of game and predators, likely a Lion on top. very precise and at the same time charming seal!

Size: 16 mm.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420134
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$250.00
A superb condition, top style Mesopotamian serpentine cylinder seal, dating Jemdet Nasr period, 3300-2900 BC.

The seal beautyfully carved with stylized motifs, incl what looks like eyes, a typical form from this period.

Size: 22 mm. long and 11-12 mm. thick.

Condition: Superb! Intact w. a wonderful old patina

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420111
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$250.00
A Syrian or North-Mesopotamian Cylinder seal in a fine black stone, Dating ca. 2000-1800 BC.

Interesting carving with two figures turning towards a reclining horned animal perhaps a Bull.

Size: 15-16 mm.

Condition: Choice, some fine smooth wear but intact and very nice.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420110
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$375.00
A super and detailed cylinder seal, carved in a silverish black hemaetite stone, Babylonian period, ca. 2000 BC.

The seal extra finely engraved with three male figures, one with a bulls horn headdress, facing towards a Deity on top of a reclining Bull, equiped with a trident!

Size: 13-14 mm. long

Condition: Superb, smooth wear.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420107
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$250.00
Period of Assyrian dominance in Syria-Cappadocia, ca. 1600-1200 BC.

Interesting provincial depiction of a male and female divinity, spear star and zig-Zag symbols in the field. Perhaps also a spear.

Size: 23 mm.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420106
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$125.00
A nice cylinder seal with winged Bull and hero, Middle Assyrian, ca. 1400-1200 AD.

The seal in carved black hard stone, perhaps serpentine.

Size: 21 mm.

Condition: Intact with repaired crackline, wear an corrosion. Nice and rare depiction.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420095
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A beautiful and very interesting cylinder seal carved in high relief in a fine silverish black hemaetite stone, Assyrian old-Middle period, 2nd. millenium BC.

Interestingly, this seal which was made later than the ED III seals, also displays a person seated on a throne drinking beer from a vessel with a long straw. It also included a human headed animal, a bird and a standing figure with sceptre or sword.

Size: 23 mm. in lenght.

Condition: Choice! Wonderful shar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420094
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$295.00
A fine and scarce substantial cylinder seal, carved in a cream stone, Kassite or Middle Assyrian period, ca. 1400-1100 BC.

The seal finely engraved with birds, perhaps eagles, with spread wings and animal heads and symbols.

Size: 26 mm. long and 14 mm. wide.

Condition: Slight wear and deposits, fine patina.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420092
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$395.00
Ancient Mesopotamia, c. 2600 - 2350 BC, Early Dynastic III.

A fine beige stone cylinder seal depicting a standing hero (Gilgamesh) fighting of Lions and wild animals.

Size: 20-21 mm. long and 12-13 mm. wide

Condition: Choice, slight wear and deposits

Cf. Buchanan, Early Near Eastern Seals in the Yale Babylonian collection, p. 109, no. 291

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.