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SIX NEAR EASTERN CYLINDER SEALS
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SIX NEAR EASTERN CYLINDER SEALS

CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

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SIX NEAR EASTERN CYLINDER SEALS
circa 3rd-2nd millennium b.c.
Including a Jemdet Nasr dark steatite seal engraved with chevrons framed within a border of horizontal lines; a Syrian jasper seal with an ibex and a bull flanked by a standing figure and an ibex; a Syrian stone seal with two standing winged deities; and three Persian seals, one serpentine with two facing ibexes; one diorite with a figure facing an ibex; and one steatite with a figure facing a snake-monster with arms
11/8 in. (2.9 cm) high for the largest (6)
Provenance
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
Literature
von Aulock, nos. 312-317.
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