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Cylinder Seal - AM.0381
Origin: Central Asia
Circa: 1100 BC to 900 BC
Dimensions: 1.14" (2.9cm) high
Collection: Near Eastern
Medium: Royal Blue Frit


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£5,200.00
Location: Great Britain
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Description
‘The design, which is put on a base line, shows a standing hero grappling wit ha horned rearing quadruped each side, while another hero is involved behind the animals’ backs. Six shapes fill spaces in the design.

This comes from North-West Iran and dates to c. 1100-900 B.C. It is a very rare seal and in good condition. Certain areas of North-West Iran were producing fine seals in frit at this period.’

Interpretation and dating provided by Professor Lambert. - (AM.0381)

 

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