Rare Kassite inscribed Babylonian cylinder seal! - For Sale
Rare Kassite inscribed Babylonian cylinder seal!
A superb inscribed cylinder seal, Kassite period c. 1600-1300 BC. Large and beautyful cylinder, carved in black hematite with a silverish shine. As typical for the Kassite period the seals are with only weak standing figures, but a lot of sharp cuneiform in 4 rows. 19th. cent. collection mount with the letter 'K'. The inscription in Cuneiform letters, not translated, but usually a long prayer. Condition: EF.