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SIX SYRIAN CYLINDER SEALS

CIRCA EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

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SIX SYRIAN CYLINDER SEALS
circa early 2nd millennium b.c.
Two of steatite, one engraved with two facing worshippers and two facing deities; the other with two combating heroes, a female figure in a tightly-fitted sheath facing a winged demon as the terminal; and four of haematite, one engraved in two registers, the upper with a bird, the lower with a rearing stag on either side of a monkey; one with a winged griffin demon and a figure with a staff on either side of two facing figures; one with a male and female worshipper on either side of a seated figure; and one with a row of warriors before two standing figures, a row of seated animals above
.15/16 in. (2.4 cm) high for the largest (6)
Provenance
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
Literature
von Aulock, nos. 300-305.
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