13 June 2000
SIX MESOPOTAMIAN AMULETS
late uruk/jemdet nasr, circa 3100-2900 b.c.
Including three profile lion heads, one of yellowish stone, one of pale banded calcite, and one of white stone, the first in profile to the right, the other two in profile to the left, each drilled vertically, the underside drilled with four small quadrupeds; together with three stamp seals, including a banded calcite amygdaloid, a tan banded stone collared hemispheroid, and a green calcite hemispheroid, the underside drilled with four small quadrupeds
1½ in. (3.8 cm) wide for the largest (6)
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Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. 280 & 281.
Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseilles, 1975, for the first and fifth.
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