13 June 2000
A GRAECO-PERSIAN BLUE CHALCEDONY CYLINDER SEAL
circa 4th century a.d.
Engraved with a Persian horseman spearing a rearing lion, the horseman wearing a soft hat and a sleeved tunic, thrusting forward the spear in his raised right hand
11/8 in. (2.9 cm) high
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Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. 304.
Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseilles, 1975.
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