A small red stone cylinder seal accompanied by the photocopy of a signed note by Professor Lambert which states: 'Seal of reddish stone. The design is a frieze of chevrons between upper and lower rulings. This is a seal in the Sumerian, Jemdet Nasr tradition, c.3000 B.C., but it may have come from any part of Mesopotamia. It is in good condition and a nice example of its kind'.


Very Fine condition.

Height 14 x 9.5 mms (0.5 x 0.4 ins)


Provenance: From The Signo collection, the property of a West London businessman, formed in the late 1980s-early 1990s; item number W-81; academically researched and catalogued by the late Professor Lambert in the early 1990s.

Provenanced Jemdet Nasr cylinder seal: Circa 3000 BC

SKU: J517
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