Near eastern glass stamp seal, engraved with the Master of Animals.
Conical shaped, pierced for suspension.
Price: € 450,-- Reduced € 400,--
Size: 3,5 cm
Period: Achaemenid period, c, 500 B.C.
Provenance: Belgium collection R. Withofs
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The Master of Animals, Lord of Animals, or Mistress of the Animals is a motif in ancient art showing a human between and grasping two confronted animals. The motif is very widespread in the art of the Ancient Near East and Egypt.