Bactrian Bronze Circular Seal Stamp - 3.8 cm

Description
Bactrian Bronze Circular Seal Stamp - 3.8 cm
Circa 3rd- 1st Millenium BC

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.

Lot details
Culture
Bactrian
Material
Bronze
Object
Circular Seal Stamp
Dimensions
3.8 cm
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 3rd- 1st Millenium BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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