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Fragmentary Akkadian shell cylinder seal

W40

£125.00

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A fragmentary cylinder seal carved from shell. The preserved surface depicts two standing gods, probably part of a procession.

Culture
Mesopotamia, Akkadian, late 3rd Millennium BC

Size
3.2 x 1.8 cms

Condition
Fragment as shown, approximately 40% of the decoration is preserved

Provenance
Ex. private collection, West Sussex, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century

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