29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
AN ELAMITE HAEMATITE CYLINDER SEAL
CIRCA 1900-1600 B.C.
Showing a deity holding a staff with star, one foot resting on the back of a small horned quadruped, approached by two worshippers, four line cuneiform inscription names the seal owner "Nur-libbi, son of Abum-ili, servent of Nin-si'anna"
¾ in. (2 cm.) high
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