Mesopotamian rock crystal lion seal

W76

£1,000.00

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A fine rock crystal seal in the form of a recumbent lion, the base carved with a leaping gazelle within an oval border.

Culture
Mesopotamia, probably Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian, c. 7th Century BC

Size
1.8 x 3.4 cms

Condition
Front of base chipped otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Cotswolds, UK; acquired from the 1960’s onwards from British auctions and dealers.

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