13 June 2000
TWENTY-SEVEN NEAR EASTERN STAMP SEALS AND AMULETS
circa early 1st millennium b.c.
Including two Phoenician dark steatite scaraboids; eight Syrian serpentine and steatite scaraboids, four steatite and serpentine hemispheroids; a green feldspar hemispheroid; a steatite gable, and a red serpentine gable; a serpentine and a haematite pyramidal seal; a serpentine and a steatite loop-handled seal; a quartzite conical seal; a serpentine stalk seal; a serpentine disk-shaped pendant; a serpentine cylinder stamp seal; a serpentine reel-shaped, loop-handled seal; and a white steatite stamp seal in the form of a crouching lion, engraved with various animals, standing figures and schematic devices
16 in. (3 cm) long for the largest (27)
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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von Aulock, nos. 99-100, 102-113, 115-124, 126, 363, 365.
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