Old Assyrian Glass Paste Cylinder Seal


Old Assyrian Glass Paste Cylinder Seal

An ancient Old Assyrian turquoise glass paste cylinder seal depicting a procession of three figures, one of which wears a large skirt and is flanked by two winged animals.

Ca. 1900-1700 BC.
Height: 3/4 in. ( 2 cm).

Cylinder seals depicting figures with animals in a procession are characteristic of the Late Old Assyrian style (Teissier 1984, p.69).

cf.: B. Teissier, Ancient Near Eastern Seals from the Marcopoli Collection, (Los Angeles, 1984), nos. 20-27.

Formerly in an American private collection.

Inv#: 6914


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