An finely preserved large triangular stamp seal with knob handle in a jet black stone, Western Mesopotamia, probably c. 3rd.-2nd. millenium BC.
Large for type and with a deep relief engraving of animals and with other symbols etc in the fields.
Size: About 29 mm. wide - 13 mm. tall.
Condition: Nice Very fine, intact, some even wear.
Added to the Oberländer collection in 2006. Comes with original ID card from the Oberländer collection and imprint!
Provenance: Gustav Oberländer (1926-2012), Oberländer aquired his massive and important collection of seals between 1985 - 2000s, bought at reputable dealers and from old collections. Gustav Oberländer specialized in early stamp and cylinder seals from the pre-historic and Dynastic civilizations in the Near East / Mesopotamia, Anatolia and Bactrian.