11 June 2001
A WEST SEMITIC CHALCEDONY CYLINDER SEAL
Circa 700-400 B.C.
With a four-winged bearded god standing in profile to the left, wearing a long patterned robe, with a star, crescent and winged solar disk in the field, an inscription in Old Arabic letters with an Aramaic personal name, "Zara'-Diban," which means "the Seed of Diban," with line borders above and below
21 X 11 mm
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