Lot 167: A pair of ancient stamp seals
November 6, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A pair of ancient stamp seals. Lot includes a domed carnelian stamp seal, Northern Syria, c. 3rd Millennium BC, with geometric device on base, drilled lengthwise for suspension. L: 1.2 cm. The second piece is a Mesopotamian terracotta stamp seal, later 3rd Millennium BC, with two quadrupeds on the base. W: 2.3 mm. Some weathering and losses to the handle. Ex Midwest private collection.
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