A group of Mesopotamian cylinder seals
Lot 178
A group of twenty-three Mesopotamian cylinder seals and beads and two other beads, 25
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A group of twenty-three Mesopotamian cylinder seals and beads
Circa late 4th-1st Millennium B.C.
Including ten cylinder seals and a stamp seal engraved with geometric patterns, a lapis lazuli pendant in the shape of a lamassu, two lapis lazuli beads, a bronze cylinder seal with quadrupeds, and other cylinder seals with scenes of animal contests and gods, 10mm-35mm long; and two other beads, possibly Not Ancient, (25)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Dutch private collection, acquired between 1954-1960.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
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