Near Eastern Cylinder Seal with Military Procession

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Object Description

A carved bone cylinder seal featuring a procession of stylised figures as the design. The figures may represent soldiers, wearing helmets and carrying shields or weapons. This seal resembles those used in the Akkadian Empire. This was the first ancient Semitic-speaking empire of Mesopotamia, centred in the city of Akkad and its surrounding region.

Date: Circa 2300-2000 BC

Object Condition

Very fine condition.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    H:1.8 centimeters

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St James's Ancient Art
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