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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 #1358533
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$375.00
A Sumerian, archaic cylinder seal, Mesopotamia, dating to the Sumerian period, early 3rd. millenium BC.

A wonderful seal with a sharp engraving of a Demon fighting a bull and a Deity behind, many symbols in the field. Fine representation of the Demon with long arms and claws!

Size: ca. 18 mm. high and quite thick.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Inventory of Karl Kress Coin Gallery, Munich, 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358531
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$575.00
A very interesting and inscribed Cylinder seal, Either late Akkadian or from the third Dynasty of Ur, Ca. 2300-2000 BC.

Presentation scene, with the deity facing right holding a small winged figure in hand(?) before him a worshipper. Fine sharp cuneiform in three lines behind the Throne. Awesome seal on a mottled black Serpentine stone with some even wear.

Size: ca. 19 mm.

Ex. Collection O.U. since the 1940s, Germany, Hesse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1357725
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$195.00
A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the image of birds, finely engraved for type.

Size:27 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact.

Ex. German private collection
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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1356843
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$175.00
A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the image of birds, finely engraved for type.

Size:27 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1356836
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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: 25 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact.

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335053
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A rare smaller cylinder seal in Lapis Lazuli, dating to the Early Dynastic period, mid 3rd. millenium BC.

A choice early seal with a beautiful engraving of a contest scene.

Size: 15 x 8 mm.

Condition: Choice, smaller chip.

Ex. The Kjersgaard 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....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1305739
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$250.00
A good, thick diameter Sumerian marple cylinder seal, from the Jemdet Nasr period, 3100-2900 BC.



The seal is engraved with many lines in a strong symethric pattern.

Size: 19 mm. high and a diameter of 16 mm, makes the seal quite massive and attractive in hand.

Ex. Old German Collection, details included
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1279043
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$350.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1274404
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$295.00
A rare cylinder seal of limestone, Bactria or Margiana, 3rd.-2nd. millemium BC.

The seal finely engraved with two human figures holding spears and a lion on it's hindlegs in the archaic style.

Size: c. 25 mm. high and 14 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, a few microscopic chips, but basically intact and quite sharp.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, a fine Danish Private Collection