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A large Neo-Babylonian alabaster cylinder seal

Stock Number: x8057
An unusually large alabaster bead seal.
Price
Sales price $2500.00

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Description

An unusually large alabaster bead seal. Barrel shaped with a wide drill hole. The outer surface of the cylinder is engraved with a presentation scene; showing a seated King with an attendant standing to his left; before the king is a table with a large libation jar. The King being approached by three naked supplicants.

 

Origin:

Neo-Babylonian period, Circa 7th to 6th Century B.C, Mesopotamia.

Dimensions:

Length: 3 cm / Diameter: 3.2 cm

Condition:

Good condition.