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Lot 2258: Western Asiatic Cylinder Seal with God and Attendants

Antiquities: Day 4

by TimeLine Auctions

December 9, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: 22nd century BC. A carved black stone cylinder seal with seated figure facing two standing figures, accompanied by a typed and signed scholarly note issued by W.G. Lambert, late Professor of Assyriology, University of Birmingham, 1970-1993, which states: Cylinder Seal of Black Stone. 22 x 10.5 mm. On the right a deity in long robe and horned tiara is seated on an angular stool and raising one hand. Before him is a standing figure, also raising one hand but with the other gripping the wrist of another standing figure behind him. All three wear long robes. There is a crescent in the sky. This is a Post-Akkad seal, c. 2200-2100 B.C., from Mesopotamia. It is in good state of preservation. 4.45 grams, 22mm (3/4"). Property of a London gentleman; part of his family collection since the 1970s.

Condition Report: Fine condition.

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