A Mesopotamian cream coloured stone cylinder seal engraved with a procession of stags facing right, between which is a smaller recumbent animal facing left, with vessels above. Pierced longitudinally.
Part of the seal missing, otherwise Very Fine condition
Early Dynastic Mesopotamia: Circa 3000 BC.
For similar examples see item 403 (also, for stag see item 405); Christies New York: The Surena Collection of Near Eastern Cylinder Seals; Monday 11 June 2001 (estimate $4000-6000)
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VAT no: 337067888 / Margin scheme - second hand goods
- Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr Cylinder Seal
- 2.6×2.1×2.1 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- Circa 3000 BC.
- Damage, See Photo