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TWENTY-SEVEN NEAR EASTERN STAMP SEALS AND AMULETS
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TWENTY-SEVEN NEAR EASTERN STAMP SEALS AND AMULETS

CIRCA EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

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TWENTY-SEVEN NEAR EASTERN STAMP SEALS AND AMULETS
circa early 1st millennium b.c.
Including two Phoenician dark steatite scaraboids; eight Syrian serpentine and steatite scaraboids, four steatite and serpentine hemispheroids; a green feldspar hemispheroid; a steatite gable, and a red serpentine gable; a serpentine and a haematite pyramidal seal; a serpentine and a steatite loop-handled seal; a quartzite conical seal; a serpentine stalk seal; a serpentine disk-shaped pendant; a serpentine cylinder stamp seal; a serpentine reel-shaped, loop-handled seal; and a white steatite stamp seal in the form of a crouching lion, engraved with various animals, standing figures and schematic devices
16 in. (3 cm) long for the largest (27)
Provenance
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
Literature
von Aulock, nos. 99-100, 102-113, 115-124, 126, 363, 365.
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