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LOT 0909

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 290 - 410
USD ($) 330 - 470

Sold for (Inc. bp): £356

Old Babylonian Cancelled Cylinder Seal

2nd millennium BC

A black limestone cylinder seal with figures obscured by striated lines used to deface the seal, presumably for reuse by another individual, pierced for suspension; accompanied by a museum-quality impression. 14.3 grams, 28mm (1"). Fine condition.

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