A Northern Mesopotamian Hematite Cylinder Seal
Height 1 inch (2.5 cm).
Antiquities
Sale 910 - Antiquities & Ethnographic Art
Nov 1810AMCT
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$600 - $800

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Lot Description
A Northern Mesopotamian Hematite Cylinder Seal
Old Babylonian Period, Circa 19th–16th Century B.C.
Height 1 inch (2.5 cm).
Property from the Collection of Anne Gurewich Gordon, Bethesda, Maryland

Provenance: 
Probably Dikran Kelekian Gallery, New York. 
Acquired by Vladimir Gurewich, late 1940s or early 1950s; thence by descent.
(with signed statement from owner)

Note: 
This presentation scene depicts a seated figure wearing a long gown. He is approached by a standing worshipper with an offering in his left hand. Behind the seated figure are two female attendants followed by a terminal with two confronted sphinxes, a horizontal guilloche, and five supplicants. 
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