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Old Babylonian cylinder seal with water god Enki / Ea, ca. 1800 BC

Old Babylonian cylinder seal with water god Enki / Ea, ca. 1800 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1412537
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A choice and scarce cylinder seal with old provenance, Old Babylonian Kingdom ca. 1900-1800 BC.

The seal carved in black hardstone, likely serpentine with beautiful scene of a demi-god leading worshipper before the throne of the supreme god Enki or Ea.

Size: 23-24 mm. tall and ca. 1 cm. thick.

Condition: Choice, finely carved and minimal corrosion with a fine imprint.

Provenance: This seal comes from an old Swedish collection, and bought at Victoria Lindströms Antiques shop in Stockholm ca. 1950. The seal comes from a much old collection and has the old gilt brass fitting from this collection stamped with an 'E'. Also comes with our COA.
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