Old Babylonian Hematite Cylinder Seal

 

Old Babylonian Hematite Cylinder Seal

An ancient Old Babylonian hematite cylinder seal depicting a male figure with a sickle leading a goat and carrying a second smaller animal, as he approaches two draped standing figures. A crescent moon, sun and star above.

Old Babylonian Period.
Ca. 1900-1600 BC.
Height: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm).
Intact.

Cf. Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. no. 1986.311.38.

Formerly in the M. S. collection, New York; previously in the D. Liebert collection, New York.

Inv#: 7424

$2,500

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