A group of Mesopotamian cylinder seals
Lot 179
A group of twenty-two Mesopotamian cylinder seals and two other cylinder seals, 24
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,518) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A group of twenty-two Mesopotamian cylinder seals
Circa late 4th-1st Millennium B.C.
Including examples in black stone, pink marble, lapis lazuli, carnelian and white marble, engraved with various geometric patterns, contest scenes and animals, one with cuneiform inscription, 12mm-39mm long; and two other cylinder seals, Not Ancient (24)

Footnotes

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