A Mesopotamian calcite stone stamp seal  and two miniature Anatolian marble dishes, 3
Lot 125*
A Mesopotamian calcite stone stamp seal and two miniature Anatolian marble dishes, 3
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
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Lot Details
A Mesopotamian calcite stone stamp seal
Circa 3000 B.C.
In the form of a lion's head, pierced vertically, the base drilled with two animals, 30mm high; and two miniature Anatolian marble dishes, each of disc form, circa 3rd millennium B.C., 2in-3in (5cm-8cm) diam (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    The seal acquired by Edward Safani in 1962 and the dishes in the 1950s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
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