13 June 2000
TWENTY ONE NEAR EASTERN STAMP SEALS
circa 4th millennium b.c.
Chiefly of dark steatite and serpentine, including sixteen hemispheroids each engraved with a schematic device; one hemispheroid with a stylized animal; a loop-handled seal with a schematic device; a tabloid with a stylized animal on both faces; a white stone loop-handled seal with a schematic device; and a red steatite hemispheroid with a schematic device
17/8 in. (4.8 cm) in diameter for the largest (21)
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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vvon Aulock, nos. 1-21.
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