Neo-Babylonian or Assyrian chalcedony stamp sealW151
A chalcedony stamp seal with facetted and pierced sides. The seal face is decorated with a worshipper before an altar with a crescent moon above.
Mesopotamia, Neo-Babylonian or Neo-Assyrian, early 1st Millennium BC
2 x 1.5 cms
Some surface chipping and erosion, supplied with an epoxy resin seal impression
Ex. Galerie La Reine Margot, Paris, France. The gallery (now closed) was founded in 1938 and supplied antiquities to numerous artists and major collections in the mid 20th Century.