13 June 2000
THREE SYRIAN CASTING MOLDS
circa 18th-17th century b.c.
One of slate, carved on two sides, one side for two ball earrings with small wire loops, the other side a spherical object with a ribbed projection; one of serpentine for a round flat medallion; and one of serpentine carved on two sides, one for an amulet with a star-shaped terminal, the surface engraved with a figure and a quadruped, the other side for a ring shaped pendant
2½ in. (6.4 cm) high for the largest (3)
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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