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LOT 0151

Estimate
GBP (£) 700 - 900
EUR (€) 820 - 1,060
USD ($) 930 - 1,200

Sold for (Inc. bp): £800

Old Babylonian Cylinder Seal with Worship Scene

2nd millennium BC

A serpentine cylinder seal with incuse frieze composed of worshipping figures beside a fire altar, pierced for suspension; accompanied by a museum-quality impression. 21.7 grams, 30mm (1 1/4"). Fine condition.

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