16. Seals

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MS in Neo Sumerian on agate, Babylonia, 2000-1600 BC, 1 red banded cylinder seal, diam. 1,5x3,2 cm, single column, 4 lines in cuneiform script, with dedication scene.

MS  in Old Babylonian on black chlorite, Babylonia, ca. 2000-1800 BC, 3 lines in an extremely fine minute cuneiform script, with the Lamma goddess, from a top quality workshop.

MS in Egyptian on blue faience, Egypt, 1333-1323 BC, 1 oval cartouche shaped stamp seal, signet in a 20th c. gold ring with rich filigree work, 1,5x1,0 cm, 1 line in hieroglyphs.

MS in archaic Egyptian on black stone, Egypt, 1st or 2nd dynasty, ca. 3100-2700 BC, 1 roll seal, h.1,7 cm, diam. 1,6 cm, 1 line of 7 hieroglyphs.

MS in Neo Sumerian on clay, Umma, Sumer, reign of King Ibbi-Sîn, 2029-2004 BC, tetrahedral bulla, in cuneiform script by the scribe Gududu son of Dadaga, with hole for the rope in the middle.

Cylinder seal on black chlorite, Sumer, ca. 31st c. BC, 1 seal, h. 2,8 cm, diam 2,0 cm, showing 2 types of vegetation flax and reed stalks.

MS on black steatite or chlorite, North Syria or Anatolia, 4th millennium BC, 1 rectangular gabled stamp seal, 4,7x5,1x1,3 cm, pierced through.

MS on speckled dark-olive steatite or chlorite, North Syria/Iraq/Iran, 5th-4th millennium BC, 1 circular stamp seal, diam. 8,4x1,3 cm, pierced through.

MS on grey steatite, North Syria/North Iraq/Iran, 5th millennium BC, 1 square stamp seal, 3,0x3,5x0,6 cm, 1 pictographic sign on reverse, pierced through.

MS on clay, North Syria/highland Iran, 7th-6th millennium BC, 1 oval stamp seal, 4,9x4,0x3,9 cm, with gable handle pierced through.