Neo-Assyrian Faience Cylinder Seal

 

Neo-Assyrian Faience Cylinder Seal

An ancient Neo-Assyrian light green faience cylinder seal with a scene of large fowl with bearded human heads, stars above.

Ca. 950-700 BC.
Height: 1 in. (2.6 cm).
Intact.

cf.: D. Collon, First Impressions, Cylinder Seals in the Ancient Near East, (Chicago, 1987), nos. 354; B. Teissier, Ancient Near Eastern Seals from the Marcopoli Collection, (Los Angeles, 1984), nos. 177-184.

Formerly in a California private collection, 1980's or earlier.

Inv#: 5914

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