A hemispherical stamp seal in fawn coloured stone, pierced longitudinally for suspension. The base is carved in drill technique to show two animals on a flat face.
Circa 3000 BC
With a modern wax impression.
Accompanied by a signed note by Professor Lambert stating the relevant details
Very Fine condition.
Diameter 37 mms (1.45 ins)
Provenance: From a specialised collection of cuneiform texts and seals formed in the 1980s examined by Professor Wilfrid George Lambert FBA (1926-2011), historian, archaeologist, and specialist in Assyriology and Near Eastern archaeology, in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Fine large Sumerian Jemdet stamp seal with provenance
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