WESTERN ASIATIC MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BEARDED MALE BETWEEN WINGED HORSES 9th-6th century BC
An amethyst cylinder seal with bearded male between winged horses; accompanied by an old scholarly note, written and signed by W.G. Lambert, late Professor of Assyriology, University of Birmingham, 1970-1993, which states: "Cylinder Seal of Amethist [sic] 24 x 11mm. Standing god between two winged horses. North Mesopotamia or West Iran. c.900-600 B.C. Condition good." 6.60 grams, 24mm (1").
Condition Very fine condition.
Provenance Property of a London gentleman; acquired from Oasis Ancient Art, London, W1, before 1990; accompanied by a report from the late professor Lambert.