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Cylinder Seal of Hematite - OF.288
Origin: Central Asia
Circa: 2000 BC to 1700 BC
Dimensions: 1.10" (2.8cm) high
Collection: Near Eastern
Medium: Hematite


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£9,000.00
Location: Great Britain
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Description
The design shows a seated god receiving a row of four divine figures: first raises one hand, second and fourth lead in bird-man as prisoner; combined crescent and star/solar disc in sky.

This is an Old Babylonian seal, c. 2000-1700 B.C. It is in good condition. This is a rare scene of this period. - (OF.288)

 

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