THREE OLD BABYLONIAN CYLINDER SEALS
circa 1850-1700 b.c.
Including one of hematite engraved with two figures approaching a deity in ascending position with a saw-toothed blade and a standing figure holding a blade, a staff, a mongoose, and three balls in the field, a head in the sky; one of hematite engraved with a king with a mace facing a suppliant goddess, a standing figure to his left, and a bull-man with a staff, a fish, a dwarf, a lion, and a mongoose in the field, a star, crescent, two mongooses, and a wedge in the sky; and one of black steatite engraved with two worshippers on either side of a double lion-headed mace above a lion, a bird above a scorpion, and a scimitar as the terminal
.7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) high for the first (3)