Akkadian Limestone Cylinder Seal with Contest Scene

Description
Akkadian Limestone Cylinder Seal with Contest Scene
c. 23rd Century B.C

A black and green limestone cylinder seal with various animals. The design shows a contest scene of two horned domestic animals being attacked by a lion each, the four being arranged symmetrically, and done in linear cutting. Comes with description and dating by Professor W.G. Lambert of the Birmingham University U.K.

Size: 1.5 cm L - 5/8 inches
Material: Limestone
Culture: Akkadian, c. 23rd Century B.C.
Condition: Intact
Display stand included

Provenance: From an important collection of seals formed in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the property of a London gentleman.
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Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity

Lot details
Culture
Akkadian
Material
Limestone
Object
Cylinder Seal with Contest Scene
Century/ Timeframe
c. 23rd Century B.C
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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