A pink stone cylinder seal carved to depict a king as 'lord of the animals', holding two ibexes; a mythological creature as a sphinx with scorpion tail. Supplied with modern wax impression.
Circa: 5th-4th century BC
Fine condition; the surface rather worn, the mythological creature more so.
Height 30 mms (1.2 ins)
From a 1980's collection and checked by a Levantine Archaeologist specialising in Biblical archaeology.
Achaemenid cylinder seal: Circa 5th century BC
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