Bactrian Bronze Stamp Seal

Description
Bactrian Bronze Stamp Seal
3rd - 1st Millenium BC

A Bactrian bronze seal stamp, featuring a circular centre with radiating spokes and a suspension loop to the back. This object covered with earthly 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: 1.2 cm diatmer

Provenance: Ex private collection, SM, London, acquired 1970-2000s

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