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LOT 1004

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 480 - 720
USD ($) 540 - 820

Opening Bid
£360 (EUR 430; USD 490) (+bp*)

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Mitanni Cylinder Seal

2nd millennium BC

A jasper cylinder seal with incuse frieze composed of human and animal figures in dynamic poses, some winged, crescents in the field, pierced for suspension; accompanied by a museum-quality impression. 18.2 grams, 40mm (1 1/2"). Fair condition.

Provenance
From the collection of a deceased gentleman, by descent to the family, pre 1988.