W104 Sumerian limestone cylinder seal 240

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A hard limestone cylinder seal depicting a contest scene between various animals.

Mesopotamia, Sumerian, Early Dynastic, mid 3rd Millennium BC

Intact as shown, surface worn

Size: 2.7 x 1.5 cms

Ex. private collection, Cotswolds, UK; acquired from the 1960's onwards from British auctions and dealers. Formerly acquired in Iraq in 1956.

Supplied with a resin roll-out of the design.