Assyro-Babylonian Chalcedony Stamp Seal with Cultic Scene

GBP 450.00

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Object Description

An Assyro-Babylonian chalcedony stamp seal featuring a tall bell shape marked by natural streaks of white. The octagonal base is carved with a finely rendered cultic scene, depicting a standing human figure to the left. He is dressed in long robes and is facing right with his arms raised towards a shrine. The building is comprised of three tall columns, above which shines a solar disc. The piece is pierced, partial blocked, longitudinally for suspension.

Please note that the impression is for reference only.

Date: 7th – 6th century BC

Object Condition

Fine condition, some earthy encrustations remain inside the suspension hole.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    W:2.4 x H:2.9 centimeters

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Trent Park Equestrian Centre
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Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
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London
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