13 June 2000
FIVE NEAR EASTERN CYLINDER SEALS
circa late 3rd-early 2nd millennium b.c.
Including three Old Babylonian haematite seals, one engraved with two worshippers before a standing figure, a bull-man wrestling with a hero as the terminal; two with two worshippers before a seated figure, one with a lion battling a hero as the terminal; and an Old Babylonian diorite seal with two standing figures, an inscription as the terminal; together with a Third Dynasty of Ur haematite seal with two worshippers before a seated figure, an inscription and a small quadruped as the terminal
16 in. (3 cm) high for the largest (5)
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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