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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
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$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
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$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 #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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420135
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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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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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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 #1420098
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Syro-Cappadocian Cylinder Seal, period of the Assyrian settlements, 20th–18th BC. Wonderful depiction of a man or warrior lifting his weapon and a Bull and a Horse. Very high relief and fine serpentine black stone.

Size: 18-19 mm.

Condition: Superb, fine patina and 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 #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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420007
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$195.00
A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the rare image of this period of two figures (devinities standing either side of the Three of Life, behind them is two seated horned animals and above and beneath the animals, devine symbols.

Size: 21 mm.

Condition: Choice with the fine green glace still intact, pitted from the making, fine patina.

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