FIVE ASIATIC CYLINDER SEALS CIRCA LATE 3RD-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.


FIVE WESTERN ASIATIC CYLINDER SEALS

CIRCA LATE 3RD-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

FIVE WESTERN ASIATIC CYLINDER SEALS CIRCA LATE 3RD-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. Including a Sumerian Third Dynasty of Ur black stone seal, circa 2100-2000 B.C., with a worshipper led by a goddess to a seated god; a Neo-Babylonian banded agate seal, circa 1000-700 B.C., with a composite creature with body of a horse, wings, upper torso of a bearded man, drawing a bow, persuing a winged feline; a Neo-Babylonian chalcedony seal, circa 800-600 B.C., with a bearded god wearing short kilt, holding a weapon with curving blade and a rearing human-headed winged feline; a Neo-Babylonian cornelian seal, circa 800-600 B.C., with standing four-winged goddess holding a rearing griffin in each hand, remains of original bronze pin; and the top half of a Neo-Babylonian cornelian seal, circa 800-600 B.C., with a bearded male fighting with two rearing monsters 1 1/8 in. (3 cm.) high max. (5)

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