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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377697
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A nice massive Mesopotamian seal, carved in marble, Early Dynastic period III, ca. 2600–2350 B.C

The seal carved with a fighting scene with Bull men and other animal headed creatures.

Size: 17 mm. thick and ca. 26 mm. tall.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377695
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$295.00
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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$375.00
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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377591
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A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The cylinder seal is carved with the image of Pazuzu, a Hero / Demi-god of the time, depicted as a winged beast with bearded human head. In green faiance

Size: mm.

Condition: Choice, intact, some wear.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376360
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$595.00
Exceptional Syrian or Capadocian cylinder seal, 2nd. mill. BC.

The seal with a particularly vivid and detailed display of two pairs of figures with royal helmets, one seated. Between them they seem to hold a large vessel for wine or other liquids and a sort of tripod dish with food.

Size: 23 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
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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$225.00
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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$450.00
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
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$395.00
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
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$2,500.00
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 #1360219
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$895.00
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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$795.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1356844
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$135.00
A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the image of the great King shooting his bow at a ram.

Size: 22-23 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact, some wear.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1348626
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$950.00
Interesting and rare cylinder seal with Cuneiform or Pseudo Cuneiform, good with worshipper, in a red-black stone, Babylonia or Syria, ca. 1900-1600 BC.

The seal finely engraved and nicely preserved. The roll-out does not do it justice!

Size: ca. 17 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in the Victoria Lindström inventory 1950s (early Swedish Private Collection).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1341432
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$250.00
An choice Green and blue Faiance and glass bead becklace, restrung with three early cylinder seals in faiance, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

The necklace consists of many attractive colour faiance beads of the globular form, a Lapis and glass beads, some amulet beads and 3 nice barrel shaped early faiance cylinder seals with criss-cross patterns. These seals should fetch at least $100 each alone!

Size: ca. 28 cm. as double (so ca. 56 cm. as a single strand).

Wonderful h...
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1325737
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$275.00
Superb copy of Collons rare Paperback copy from 1993 on cylinder seal, which is a 'must have' for collectors.

Amazon sells them for $370 as used.

Condition: Close to as new, with original price inside and signs of very light use. The Ancient Near East has a fascinating and unique source of pictorial information in the form of miniature reliefs produced by the impressions of cylinder seals. This is the most comprehensive introductory survey of cylinder seals yet published....