A Bactrian bronze seal stamp, featuring a circular centre with radiating spokes and a suspension loop to the back. Eartly encrustations and beautiful green patination to the surface.
Bactria (or Bactriana) was the name of a historical region in central Asia. Several important trade routes from India and China passed through Bactria from the Bronze Age onwards, which allowed for the accumulation of vast wealth by the predominantly nomadic population.
Measurement: 3.8cm diameter
Provenance: Ex private collection, SM, London, acquired 1970-2000s.
- Circular Seal Stamp
- 3.8 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- Circa 3rd- 1st Millenium BC
- Good Condition, See Photo