Lot 2247: Western Asiatic Mesopotamian Cylinder Seal with Lamassu God
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Old Akkadian, late 3rd millennium BC. A very large cylinder seal in fossil shell depicting contest scene with a lamassu and beast, a lamassu crossed by a rearing ibex(?) and smaller panels with crouching ibexes and standing lamassu. 63 grams, 44mm (1 3/4"). Ex MD collection, London, UK; formed 1980-1990.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.