Lot 2257: Western Asiatic Achaemenid Carnelian Cylinder Seal
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 7th-6th century BC. A carved carnelian cylinder seal with frieze of three figures: two men in long robes carrying spears before them behind s seated robed and bearded figure with one arm extended towards a cross above. See Collon, D. First Impressions. Cylinder Seals in the Ancient Near East, London, 2005, p.23. 3.62 grams, 24mm (1"). Property of a North West London gentleman; formerly with a central London gallery in 1990.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.