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A group of undated archaistic stone cylinder seals consisting of: a carnelian seal engraved with a pair of worshippers either side of a crescent moon, sun-burst behind; a steatite seal engraved with a frieze of goats standing in front of a tree; a hematite seal with a male figure holding a rearing ibex by the horns; a lapis lazuli seal engraved with a worshipper in front of an altar and recumbent bull; a hematite seal engraved with a pair of seated male figures drinking, servant behind, to the bottom a pair of lions, to the side a pair of kneeling males either side of a tree; a lapis lazuli seal engraved with a pair of kneeling winged deities; a green stone seal engraved with a worshipper in front of a standing and seated figure; a agate seal engraved with a priest standing in front of an altar with recumbent bull behind; a agate seal engraved with a frieze of standing lions; a white stone seal engraved with a standing human headed lion with wings. 72 grams, 19-28mm (3/4 - 1 1/4"). Property of a West London gentleman; acquired before 2000. [10, No Reserve]

Condition

Fine condition.

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Western Asiatic Style Cylinder Seal Group

Estimate £60 - £80Jun 10, 2017
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
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