London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A FINE NEO-BABYLONIAN CHALCEDONY CYLINDER SEAL WITH GOLD MOUNT
CIRCA 1000-800 B.C.
With a central four-winged genie in contest with two winged griffins, which he grasps, one in each hand, mounted with two gold caps and a pin twisted into a suspension loop above and held in place by two granulated beads, three small chips
1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) high excl. gold mount
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