Lot 2252: Western Asiatic Old Babylonian Period Cylinder Seal with Figures
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 18th-17th century BC. A carved haematite cylinder seal with a motif of a seated male and two standing female figures, one standing in front of a throne with an offering(?) in front of her holding a branch in her right hand, one standing behind the throne; interlaced decorated column. See Collon, D. First Impressions. Cylinder Seals in the Ancient Near East, London, 2005, p. 48-49, 53-54. 2.35 grams, 18mm (3/4"). From a North London collection; formerly in the Rihani family collection, formed 1970-1980s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.