A cylinder seal in cream-coloured frit, drilled vertically for suspension; accompanied by the photocopy of a signed note by Professor Lambert which states: 'The design, which is put between upper and lower rules, shows a seated figure on the right raising one hand. On the left is a standing figure. Both wear long robes. Between them is an attempted cuneiform inscription, not now legible. A terminal consists of a tree above an unidentified motif. This is a Middle Elamite seal, c. 1300-1100 B.C. It is a rare type of seal, but is now worn and in part recut'

 

Fine condition.

Height 41 x 14 mms (1.6 x 0.5 ins)

 

Provenance: From The Signo collection, the property of a West London businessman, formed in the late 1980s-early 1990s; item number 2001; academically researched and catalogued by the late Professor Lambert in the early 1990s.

Provenanced Elamite cylinder seal: Circa 1200 BC

SKU: J513
£190.00Price
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