NEO-BABYLONIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH KILTED FIGURE 8th-7th century BC


WESTERN ASIATIC NEO-BABYLONIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH KILTED FIGURE 8th-7th century BC

A pink chalcedony cylinder seal with intaglio frieze of a standing kilted figure with wings holding a 'sickle-sword', extending one hand towards a rearing winged sphinx. 10 grams, 29mm (1 1/4").

Condition Very fine condition.Condition report [Click to show]

Provenance Property of a North West London gentleman; formerly with a central London gallery in 1990.

Literature See Collon, D. Near Eastern Seals, London, 1990 for discussion.

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