Sumerian Akkadian Marble Cylinder Seal, Hero Contest, c. 2400-2200 B.C.

Description
Sumerian Akkadian Marble Cylinder Seal, Hero Contest, c. 2400-2200 B.C.
Akkadian, c. 2400-2200 B.C.

Engraved with contest scene of a hero wearing a horned helmet and short kilt fighting a rearing lion protecting a stag seated behind him, a hound standing on its front legs, a star in the sky.

Size: 3.2 cm L - 1 1/4 inches
Material: Marble
Culture: Akkadian, c. 2400-2200 B.C.
Condition: Intact
Display stand included

Provenance: From an important collection of classical and Near Eastern seals, formed in the 1970s-1980s. Acquired from a London auction.
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Comes also with ART LOSS REGISTER Certificate

Lot details
Culture
Sumerian Akkadian
Material
Marble
Object
Cylinder Seal, Hero Contest, c. 2400-2200 B.C.
Century/ Timeframe
Akkadian, c. 2400-2200 B.C.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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