13 June 2000
A GRAECO-PERSIAN BANDED AGATE CYLINDER SEAL
circa early 5th century b.c.
The slightly convex seal engraved with a humped bull walking to the left, the head turned frontal, on a thin groundline
12 in. (2.9 cm) high
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. 303.
von Aulock, no. 333.
Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseilles, 1975.
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Offered for private sale, a work on paper that not only encapsulates the bond between two greats, but also seems to reference their workouts together
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