Seal, black haematite, inscribed with Assyrian figures.

Made:
899-700 BCE in Assyria

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One of two cylinder seals of black haematite, hollow, inscribed around the outside with figures of Assyrians, c.8th-9th cent. B.C. both 0.8" long x 0.4" diam, but probably not used as weights.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1955-160/1
Materials:
complete and haematite
type:
seal
credit:
Sotheby and Compan