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Later Hittite black stone Duck-shaped stamp seal w. bull!

Later Hittite black stone Duck-shaped stamp seal w. bull!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1378388
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An interesting stamp seal finely carved as a Duck with it's head turned and resting on it's back, Hittite or Neo-Hittite, late 2nd.-early 1st. millenium BC.

The motif of the Duck an Anatolian version of the Sumerian weights of the 3rd. millenium BC. The carving of the Duck typical for the very elaborate seals of Anatolia, starting in the 2nd. mill. BC.

On the base the seal is engraved with a Bull and another winged animal in front, above a crescent (Lunar symbol)

Size: ca. 25 mm.



Condition: Choice, some smooth wear, but nice and intact.

Ex. Old German Collection
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