Important babylonian shell cylinder seal - published! - For Sale

Important babylonian shell cylinder seal - published!
Price: $1350.00
An extremely high quality Babylonian cylinder seal of shell, dating to the Akkadian period, 2300-2200 BC.

Impressive seal, 16 mm. thick and 27 mm. long, quite massive in hand.

The seal depicts a sharply carved contest scene between a lion, a dragon(?) and bulls.

The seal is published in 'The cylinder seal as an object d'art', p. 24, by Erik K. Rasmussen 2010.

Condition: EF! Only a hint of fine overall wear, beautyful snow-white shell, finely patinated in the recesses.

Ancient Near East
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