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Western Asiatic Cylinder Seal Collection
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Western Asiatic Cylinder Seal Collection
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Group of carved stone cylinder seals, all with original typed and signed scholarly notes by the late W. G. Lambert, Professor of Assyriology at the University of Birmingham, 1970-1993 and accompanied by museum quality impressions comprising: Syria, with notes: 'Cylinder seal of white stone (jasper), 37 x 16mm. Linear design, perhaps of tree and birds. Syria, c. 3000 B.C. Condition good.'; 'Cylinder seal of black stone (limestone), 40 x 10mm. Pattern of triangles with hatched bands and dots. Mesopotamia or Syria, c. 3000 B.C.'; 'Cylinder seal of black stone (limestone), 34 x 16mm. Two horned animals tête bêche, and looping bands in a frieze. Syria, c. 3000 B.C. Condition good.'; 'Cylinder seal of grey stone (limestone), 25 x 18mm. Two distinguished horned animals with lion between; bush terminal and stars in sky. Syria, c. 3000 B.C. Condition fair.' and 'Cylinder seal of black stone (limestone), 22 x 20mm. V-drilling. Linear design of tree and other items. Syria, c. 3000 B.C. Condition good.' Accompanied by a museum-quality impression. 52 grams total, 22-40mm (3/4 - 1 3/4"). Good to fine condition. [5]
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