Large cylinder seal with gold top


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Near Eastern Early Dynastic Cylinder Seal with two registers, Bull fight with some signs.
Very nice quuality with one original gold top.

Price: € 2500,--

Size: 5 x 2 cm
Material: speckled serpentine stone
Period: Early dynastic Period, Mesopotamian
Provenance: 1960's - 1970's collection, Swiss, German collection P.P. after 1970's

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  • Mesopotamian seals are exquisitely carved and engraved cylinders of stone or metal that look like miniature rotating drums.

    When rolled over soft clay they leave a reverse image or a message, often in extraordinary detail.