Engraved Votive Seal With A Pair Of Intaglios - D.0121 - For Sale

Engraved Votive Seal With A Pair Of Intaglios - D.0121
Price: $3000.00
This ancient votive seal was discovered with a cache of similar artifacts along the shores of Lake Van. Evoking the dawn of Western culture, these apparently were offerings at the shrine of some powerfu god. This unknown deity appears to have been associated with fertility and rebirth The design that adorns the of stood in proxy for more costly sacrifices. Pressed into soft clay or wax ,they would have created multiple images to win the favor of the god. Carved with an abstract simplicity but an observant eye toward nature, the stark visual appeal of this piece is timeless These seals represent dreams, hopes and aspirations for health, success, and happiness that are as old as civilization itself. v-(D.0121) Engraved Votive Seal with an Intaglio D.0121 Origin: Lake Van, Anatolia Circa: 4000 BC to 3000 BC Dimension 1.75(4.4cm) high x 1(2.5cm) wide x 75"(1.9cm) depth Collection: Near Eastern Style: Neolithic Medium: Dickite

Ancient Near East
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