Late Hittite epoch steatite Quadruple stamp seal - (1)

Description
Late Hittite epoch steatite Quadruple stamp seal - (1)
1150 – 950 v. Chr. - Tell Achana, northern Levant

Quadruple stamp seal, gazelle, lioness, deer, bird, steatite, 17.2 mm
Late Hittite period, 1150 - 950 B C, Tell Atchana, northern Levant
Rectangular seal plate with quadruple iconography and
longitudinal borehole in the middle of the sealing bases
- Cervid (deer) standing to the right, above a lying crescent moon.
Representation framed by four-sided dashed bar.
- Felid (hungry lioness) jumping to the right.
- Cervid (gazelle / antelope) standing to the right.
Representation framed by four-sided dashed bar.
- Bird standing to the right
Representation framed by four-sided dashed bar.
Steatite, 17.2 mm x 12.9 mm x 7.9 mm
Condition: Intact and uncleaned
Shipping method: Registered parcel
The moulds are part of the shipping.

This item comes from an old German collection.
It was legally acquired and administered in the 1970s.

It was examined on 19 June 2015 by the Ministry of Science,
Research and Culture in Stuttgart / Undersecretary Uhlmann.

Lot details
Culture
Late Hittite epoch
Material
steatite
Number of objects
1
Object
Quadruple stamp seal
Century/ Timeframe
1150 – 950 v. Chr.
Origin
Tell Achana, northern Levant
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in