Sassanid lapis lazuli Large stamp or seal - helmeted king seen in profile - 26×24×18 mm

Description
Sassanid lapis lazuli Large stamp or seal - helmeted king seen in profile - 26×24×18 mm
3ème / 6ème siècle après J.-C.

Large dome-shaped Sassanid seal in lapis lazuli featuring a man wearing a helmet (probably a king) seen in profile, seated.
Pierced laterally to be worn as a pendant.
Dimensions: 26 mm x 24 mm -
Sassanid Empire, circa 3rd / 6th century AD - superb quality.
Information regarding the origin: Netherlands, M.B.G. Gallery
Previous history: old private collection assembled in the 1970s
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Lot details
Culture
Sassanid
Material
lapis lazuli
Object
Large stamp or seal - helmeted king seen in profile
Dimensions
26×24×18 mm
Century/ Timeframe
3ème / 6ème siècle après J.-C.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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