Pearl seal, sphinx and lotus flower, carnelian, L = 14.6 mm
Achaemenid Empire, 5th - 4th century B C, Northern Levant
Stamp seal / jewellery bead with slightly convex seal surface,
Back notched axisymmetrically Perforation along the seal base
Sphinx with a human crowned head and open wings.
Above, a lying crescent moon In front of it, a lotus flower vertically.
Carnelian 14.6 mm x 11.0 mm x 5.1 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.
- Achaemenid Empire
- Number of objects
- Stamp seal / jewelry pearl
- 5×11×15 mm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 5. – 4. Jhd. v. Chr
- northern Levant
- Good Condition, See Photo