Interesting finely polished hardstone stamp seal of an early hemispheric form, late 1st. millenium BC.
The seal particularly finely polished and carved in the base with a bird.
Size: 22 mm. wide, 18 mm. tall.
Condition: Very fine, completely intact with low relief engraving.
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.