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Refined West-Mesopotamian gable stamp seal, early 2nd. mill. BC

Refined West-Mesopotamian gable stamp seal, early 2nd. mill. BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1483987
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An impressive seal with a finely carved base in an attractive white stone, dating to the late 3rd.- early 2nd. mill. BC.

The seal in the slightly oval gable form, looking much like a scaraboid, and engraved with a strong scene of a horned animal and birds flying.

Size: 22 mm. by 20 mm. and 10 mm. tall.

Condition: Good Very fine.

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.