29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A NEO-ASSYRIAN BRONZE PENDANT STAMP SEAL WITH DOUBLE HEAD OF PAZUZU
CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
The head with stylized leonine features and mouth open, suspension loop above
1 1/8 in. (2.7 cm.) high
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