A hardstone cylinder seal with scorpion and geometric shapes. The design is a continuous frieze of two bands of three items. The one consists of three eye shapes, the other of a simple cross above a scorpion above another cross, each band being vertical. This seal is of the so-called ‘Brocade Style’, c. 2800 - 2700 B.C., from the period known as Early Dynastic I, from Mesopotamia. Comes with description and dating by Professor W.G. Lambert of the Birmingham University U.K.
Size: 4 cm L - 1 9/16 inches
Culture: Western Asiatic, c. 28th Century B.C.
Display stand included
Provenance: Property of a London gentleman, part of his family collection since the 1970’s.
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- Western Asiatic
- Large Early Dynastic I ‘Brocade Style” Cylinder Seal
- Century/ Timeframe
- c. 28th Century B.C.
- Good Condition, See Photo