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Lot 0043
  • Item: "Large Akkadian Fossil Shell Cylinder Seal, Contest Scene,
    c. 2300-2200 B.C."
  • Date and Origin: Akkadian, c. 2300-2200 B.C.
  • Material: Fossil Shell
  • Dimensions: 3.3 cm. L - 1 5/16"
  • Provenance: ex. collection Mrs. Cathy W., acquired on the London market in the 1980s. Ex. Christies London, 2002.

    "A contest scene of five figures all on their hind legs. The middle is a bovine attacked by two lions. To the far left and far right nude heroes pulling the lions away.

    Comes with description and dating by Professor W.G. Lambert of the Birmingham University U.K."

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $20.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from the United Kingdom.

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  • Condition

    Intact, surface worn

    Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    Large Akkadian Fossil Shell Cylinder Seal, Contest

    Estimate $150 - $500Feb 8, 2018