13 June 2000
A NEO-BABYLONIAN AGATE CYLINDER SEAL
circa 8th-7th century b.c.
Engraved with a hero holding a large bird by its neck in his left hand, and holding the fore-leg of a standing winged sphinx in his right
16 in. (4 cm) high
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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