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SEVEN NEAR EASTERN CYLINDER SEALS
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SEVEN NEAR EASTERN CYLINDER SEALS

CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

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SEVEN NEAR EASTERN CYLINDER SEALS
circa late 3rd-early 2nd millennium b.c.
Including an Early Akkadian haematite seal engraved with a hero battling a stag and a lion, and another hero battling a bull; an Akkadian serpentine seal with a worshipper before a standing deity; a Persian Gulf haematite seal with a winged deity framed by two standing worshippers; an Akkadian haematite seal with three standing worshippers before a seated figure; and three Old Assyrian haematite seals, including one with two worshippers and a standing animal before a seated figure; and two with two standing figures before a bull on an altar
7/8 in. (2.2 cm) high for the largest (7)
Provenance
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
Literature
von Aulock, nos. 279-282, 284-286.
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