A group of Near Eastern seals
Lot 180
A group of nineteen Ancient Near Eastern seals and two other seals, 21
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,271) inc. premium

Lot Details
A group of nineteen Ancient Near Eastern seals
Circa late 2nd - early 1st Millennium B.C.
Including two Mesopotamian duck weights engraved on the base, three Anatolian circular stamp seals with ibexes, a rectangular Anatolian seal with a quadrupede on one side and meanders on the other, three Jemdet Nasr seals in the shape of a recumbent bull, a dice engraved on all faces with a quadrupede, a Jemdet Nasr plaque with drilled decoration, a pendant shaped as a stylized head and other seals, 15mm-39mm long; and two other seals, possibly Not Ancient (21)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Dutch private collection, acquired between 1954-1960.
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