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.