A very attractive stamp seal in a red brown glossy stone and a small perforated handle, Mesopotamia Uruk period, probably 3rd. millenium BC.
Finely engraved in the base with several animals!
Size: 24 mm. wide (diameter) and 14 mm. tall.
This seal comes with hard impression and original ID-card from below collection, see pictures.
Provenance: Gustav Oberländer (1926-2012), Oberländer aquired his massive and important collection between 1985 - 2000s, bought at reputable dealers and from old collections. Gustav Oberländer specialized in early stamp seals from the pre-historic and Dynastic civilizations in the Near East / Mesopotamia, Anatolia and Bactrian.