13 June 2000
TWO SYRIAN HAEMATITE CYLINDER SEALS
circa 19th-17th century b.c.
One engraved with a worshipper facing a seated deity holding a vessel with flowing water, a seated lion, goat and sphinx as the terminal; and one with two seated facing figures each with a vessel in his raised hand, a guilloche above, a recumbent sphinx and lion, with a guilloche between them as the terminal
11/32 in. (2.6 cm) high for the larger (2)
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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von Aulock, nos. 293-294.
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