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LOT 1290

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £180

Western Asiatic Cylinder Seal with Archer

10th-5th century BC

A faience cylinder seal, drilled vertically for suspension; accompanied by a museum-quality impression and a typed and signed scholarly note issued by the late W.G. Lambert, Professor of Assyriology at the University of Birmingham, 1970-1993, which states: 'Mesopotamia, c. 900-500 B.C., Archer shooting, horned animal, tree, crescent, sun.' 8.7 grams, 34mm (1 1/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
The Signo collection, the property of a West London businessman, formed in the late 1980s-early 1990s; item number 67; academically researched and catalogued by the late Professor Lambert in the early 1990s; and accompanied by a copy of a typed and signed scholarly note by the Professor.