Lot 236: A large Levantine limestone cylinder seal
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A large Levantine limestone cylinder seal, 2nd Millennium BC, with three incised registers containing stylized iconography one depicts a bird facing with open wings, head facing to right, the central registered is vertically aligned and depicts a horned animal; and the last a flowering plant resembling an Egyptian lotus. Well-preserved with mottled surface mineralization and rather substantial. 3.5 x 2.3 cm. Ex Northern California private collection.
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