13 June 2000
FIVE NEAR EASTERN BRONZE AMULETS
circa 2nd millennium b.c.
Including an Anatolian reclining ibex; a Luristan pendant stamp seal in the form of a double head of Pazuzu; a Caspian region stamp seal with a columnar shaft surmounted by two lion heads, the device with a bird with outstretched wings; a Caspian region pendant stamp seal in the form of a woman with her arms raised, the device with a quatrefoil; and a Luristan bronze pendant stamp seal in the form of a double head of Pazuzu with a silver bail, the square device with a rosette
26 in. (5.5 cm) high for the largest (5)
The Erlenmeyer Collection of Ancient Near Eastern Stamp Seals and Amulets, Christie's London, 6 June 1989, lot 214 (for the third and fourth)
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Iranica Antiqua, V, 23-24 & 53-54 (for the third and fourth).
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