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THIRTY-SEVEN NEAR EASTERN STAMP SEALS

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THIRTY-SEVEN NEAR EASTERN STAMP SEALS
Circa 1st Millennium B.C.

Including ten of the early 1st millennium B.C. with various animals and human figures; twenty-seven Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian and early Achaemenian conoidal stamps seals of circa 8th-5th century B.C., with figures at an altar, a figure with antelope, winged figures and animals, and schematic designs, together with two Egyptian steatite scarabs, 2nd Intermediate Period, 1640-1532 B.C., one with interlocking spirals, and one with six concentric circles and crosses (39)
Provenance
The Marcopoli Collection
Christie's New York, 14 December 1993, lots 321, 333-334 & 345.
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