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Massive Parthian / Sassanian stamp seal in Blue Agate!

Massive Parthian / Sassanian stamp seal in Blue Agate!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1398129
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High quality and massive stamp seal, Parthian-Early Sassanian, 1st.-4th. century AD.

The seal carved and polished in a particularly fine Blue Agate, a rare stone in this fine colour. Hemispheric form, horisontically drilled, the motif a winged and human headed Bull reclining on a structure with what looks like writing above(?).

Size: 26 mm. in diameter and 15,83 grams.

Condition: Superb, exceptional with fine ancient wear. Old German Collection, since 1986.