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Large early Mesopotamian gable stamp seal, c. 5th. mill. BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1483984
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Attractive gable seal carved in a finely mottled brown and black stone with horned animals, Western Mesopotamia, a gable seal from the earliest period for these probably 5th. mill. BC.

Size: 29 mm. x 24 mm.

Condition: Good Very fine, finely preserved with some deposits

Added to the Oberländer collection in 1994. 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.