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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412646
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$350.00
An interesting thick Cylinder seal, carved in a unique greenish translucent stone, Sumerian / Mesopotamian Early Dynastic Period, ca. 2600-2400 BC.

A rare seal carved with a contest scene with Heros fighting mythical beasts, possibly reflecting the myth of Gilgamesh.

Size: 26 mm. tall and 11 mm. wide.

Condition: Very fine, intact with surface corrosion.

Ex. Egeskov Fine Arts and formerly in an old private collection. Comes with our COA and limitless g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412541
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$595.00
A very rare and massive Assyrian cylinder seal, ca. 9th.-7th. BC.

The seal is carved in a wonderful clean white marble showing a contest scene of a four-winged hero in the centre, facing right, flanked by two mythical winged 4-legged beast, which he grasp by the forelegs.

Wonderful depiction and at the same time a very unusual and superb seal for the Neo-Assyrian period!

Size: 39 mm. tall and 22 mm. wide - massive!

Condition: Choice, high relief and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412538
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$295.00
INTERESTING CYLINDER SEAL IN CREAM STONE, BACTRIA-MARGIANA, 3RD-2ND. MILL. BC.

Very interesting cylinder seal in a nice polished cream stone with the representation of a winged god, his hands up holding a sun symbol (?) in front of a very charming naive carving of an elephant.

Size: 30 mm. high.

Condition: Smooth polishing with a wonderful ancient patina under a glass.

Ex. Egeskov Fine Arts and formerly in an old private collection. Comes with our ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412537
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$650.00
A choice and scarce cylinder seal with old provenance, Old Babylonian Kingdom ca. 1900-1800 BC.

The seal carved in black hardstone, likely serpentine with beautiful scene of a demi-god leading worshipper before the throne of the supreme god Enki or Ea.

Size: 23-24 mm. tall and ca. 1 cm. thick.

Condition: Choice, finely carved and minimal corrosion with a fine imprint.

Provenance: This seal comes from an old Swedish collection, and bought at Victori...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412533
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$695.00
A high quality cylinder seal, Kingdom of the Mitanni, dating to the 15th.-14th. century BC.

This seal dates to the period known as the Mitannian Empire when much of northern Mesopotamia was under the control of people who spoke a language called Hurrian.

Interesting and beautiful carving with 3 of the elongated figures typical for the Mitannian seals, representing gods or worshippers. Very tall and slim design with a space divider as well. Carved in a cream-grey coloured ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397860
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$1,450.00
A massive and important Cylinder seal in brown stone, perhaps Jaspis, Middle Assyrian period, Elamite style, ca. 14th. century BC.

The seal exceptional in quality, made in a style typical for the Elamites and with the peculiar drilling in the top only. The original bronze ring still inserted in the top, the bottom engraved with an animal.

The seal itself with the Tree of life and a Pazuzu bird symbol above. An attendant standing on the left tending the Tree and two other a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1394922
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$1,550.00
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MASSIVE SEAL RING, MIDDLE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE, CA. 14TH.-11TH. CENTURY BC.

Very impressive huge seal ring in solid silver, made in the Middle-Assyrian period, 14th.-11th. century BC.

A penannular silver hoop with butted ends and engraved with two Ibexes on either side of the Tree of Life, above them them three sun symbols and decorated at the finials with leaf-shaped patterns.

The ring was likely intended either not to wear or to wear as a thumb-r...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1385418
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$350.00
Interesting lot of 3 cylinder seals and 1 ancient bead, ca. 500 BC.

The lot consists of two cylinder seals in a fancyful style, unidentified by us and from a large German auction house, determined as genuine, in red and dark green stone. We're can't verify the authenticity of these two seals, thus we have listed in the Vintage Category. Lot also consists of a very interesting achaemenid barrel shape cylinder seal, but recut either in Sassanian times or in modern times and an ancient be...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385410
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$650.00
A superb and beautiful lot of no less than 5 genuine and 100% guaranteed authentic ancient Cylinder seals, all from Mesopotamia, dating ca. 2400-1800 BC.

In the group an awesome style presentation scene Cylinder (ca. 2100-1900 BC), a worned Akkadian Cylinder in white stone (ca. 2400-2200 BC), a primitive Cylinder, early 2nd. mill. BC and well patinated Cylinder in brown stone with the seated Enki and finally an interesting piece with a lot of action going on, so far un-assigned to cult...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385107
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$295.00
A rare and interesting Cylinder seal in black stone, likely Serpentinite, Neo-Babylonian, ca. 800-600 BC

the seal carved with the image of the Great king standing with a Scimitar or Sicle sword in his right hand in front of a high doomed Alter.

This depiction is rather common on stamp seals but scarce and attractive on a cylinder! In this period stamp seals were mainly used, while Cylinders were being fased out.

Size: 16-17 mm.

Condition: Choice, some...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377694
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$295.00
A rare cylinder seal with the carving of a procession of 4 figures, Syrian, (2nd. Syrian group of cylinders), dating to the mid 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal very attractive with a fine provincial carving, the figures have tools or weapons in hand and there's a variety of other elements carved in the fields.

Size: 23 mm. tall and ca. 9 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, some smooth wear.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1376198
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$695.00
A rare and interesting inscribed clay tablet, Cuneiform inscription and imprint of a cylinder seal, Neo-Sumerian, ca. 2000 BC.

This Ur III administrative text records in Sumerian cuneiform, it's so far untranslated and was issued at Umma.

The tablet also shows an imprint of figures from a cylinder seal, thus quite scarce.

Size: 44 mm. long and 37 mm. wide.

Condition: Nice and intact, with some old laquer or glace.

Ex. Collection of Dr. G.S., N...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375929
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$175.00
AN URARTIAN STONE STAMP SEAL CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

An important and rare stone seal - typically for Urartu - with stamps (engravings) on all sides.

The seal engraved with columns and winged horses. Loop on top.

Size: 29 mm. tall.

Condition: Intact with some light surface corrosion.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375860
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$350.00
AN URARTIAN RED STONE STAMP-CYLINDER SEAL CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

An important and rare red stone seal - typically for Urartu - combining the Cylinder with the stamp seal.

The cylinder with a freese of crosses and the stamp with a symbol or Hieroglyph of an animal. Loop on top.

Size: 34-35 mm. tall.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360219
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$795.00
A MARVELOUS LARGE AND SHARP MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BANKET SCENE, EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 2900-2350 BC.

The black serpentine seal depicts a seated noble of king in the center, while another figure is at his back pulling out the chair for him to sit. Yet, another figure is offering him foods and drinks. he is likely drinking beer out of a straw. Spearpoints as seperators. Don't mind the cracks in the imprint, the seal is perfect, wax was too sticky.

This seal was once g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340395
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$675.00
Interesting Cylinder seal, North Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 1800-1500 BC.

The seal is rather large, carved in black stone, and engraved with a contest scene with a man with a staff or lance confronting a large horned animal and other animal and symbols all around them.

Size: 27 mm.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1325743
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$375.00
Ancient Near Eastern Seals from the Kist Collection: Three Millennia of Miniature Reliefs (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East) (Hardcover).

An important book of a fine collection in hardcover.

Condition: Used, but basically as new.

Amazon sells this used from $462 and new at $934.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1279043
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
INTERESTING CYLINDER SEAL IN STEATITE, BACTRIA-MARGIANA COMPLEX (BMAC) 3RD-2ND. MILL. BC.

A finely preserved seal with nice smooth darker patina on the top depicting seated monkeys.

Size: 35 mm. high.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.