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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1385415
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
Interesting Cylinder seal that looks antique but we can't verify style and age, so we're selling this as a 'maybe' without our usual guarantee for authenticity.

Impressive seal in dark green glossy stone with several smaller chips, but basically intact. It was sold to SC as a Lake Van seal with the Non- Mesopotamian style and motif and coming from a retired professors collection.

Size: 27 mm. high and thick.

Ex. Old Collection and bought in the Lake Van area in the...
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 #1385400
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$150.00
Rare Mesopotamian or Levantine cylinder seal in brown stone, dating to the early 2nd. mill. BC.

This seal is from a very old collection and still comes with a tag glued to the seal with inscription, so far not understood.

The seal is engraved with three figures, one is standing on a animal, another is holding what apears to be a flask.

Size: ca. 25 mm.

Condition, nice and in original state with one side flattened with an ancient loss, and beautiful ancien...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385203
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$125.00
Interesting Cylinder seal in black stone, Ancient Near East, 2nd. millenium BC.

Nice seal in higher relief carved with figures and perhaps an alter, space divider.

Size: 13 mm.

Ex. Old US collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385202
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$150.00
A nice seal in glossy red stone, Babylonian, 2nd. mill. BC.

The seal engraved with a presentation scene.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Very fine, intact with some even wear.

Ex. US collection
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 #1384353
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Terrific large Akkadian cylinder seal, carved in a finely pretified cream-greyish stone, c. 2334 – 2154 BC

Size: 3,7 cm x 2,2 cm.

The seal is carved with the image of Shamash coming forth through the Eastern gate of Heaven and stepping up upon the Mountain of the Sunrise, one of the twin peaks of Mountain Mashu.

According to Sumerian myth there were two gates, one in the east and the other in the west, for the use of Sun-god Shamash, who every day journeyed ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377695
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$250.00
An interesting Babylonian cylinder seal, likly dating to the early-mid 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal engraved with a worshipper, standing before a fire-alter with his hands raised and perhaps holding something.

Size: 2,1 cm. tall.

Ex. Old German private collection
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
Senatus Consulto
$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 #1372711
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A fine late Babylonian or Old Assyrian cylinder seal in black hematite, dating to 1800-1600 BC.

Southern Mesopotamian type likely from the socalled Isin-Larsa period. Presentation scene, with the deity facing right and Lama, the intervening goddess, presenting worshipper. In the fields a monkey.

Size: 22-23 mm. long by 12 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice and intact, fine even wear.

Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361265
Senatus Consulto
$1,750.00
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-ring fo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360243
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A rare elaborate style seal, Syria, the Mitanni, ca. 1700-1400 BC.

The seal superb carved in green stone and shows two couples standing facing each other. Looks like it's a man and women. One couple could be sharing palm-wine or beer drinking through two straws, the other couple (where the male is seated), looks to be sharing some foods on a plate. Interesting motif, perhaps marriage rituals!

Size: ca. 25 mm.

Condition: Superb. Very nice with even wear and patina. ...
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 #1357655
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An awesome style Cylinder seal, likely Neo-Assyrian, ca. 900-700 BC.

The seal carved in very high relief with a scene of great beauty - human figure herding animals. The seal carved in an extremely attractive red, orange and white carnelian stone.

Size: 32 mm. high and ca. 14-15 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, ex jevellery and lightly polished from use.

Ex Bavarian Private Collection (Germany), bought in the 1990s by Gunow, Berlin.