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Old Syrian Charging Horseman Stamp Seal

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Eastern


LOT 677

Estimate
GBP (£) 80 - 120
EUR (€) 90 - 140
USD ($) 110 - 170
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £253

OLD SYRIAN CHARGING HORSEMAN STAMP SEAL

Circa 2,000 BC. A biconical carved stone stamp seal with a flat face bearing an incuse design of a galloping horseman riding down an enemy spearman who falls beneath the horse's hooves; pierced longitudinally. Stone, 5.04 grams, 25.0 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Filk collection, formed in the 1950's.

Literature
See Buchanan, B. Early Near Eastern Seals in the Yale Babylonian Collection.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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