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.