London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
TWO MESOPOTAMIAN AGATE LION STAMP SEALS
LATE URUK/JEMDET NASR PERIOD, 3300-2900 B.C.
One in the form of a lion's head, in profile, with thick mane, the base cut with four stylized animals; the other in green and yellow banded agate in the form of a reclining lion, the base with three stylized animals, both pierced
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) diam. max. (2)
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