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Bronze Seal Ring, Mesopotamia, Ca. 8th Century BC

Bronze Seal Ring, Mesopotamia, Ca. 8th Century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1419170

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Seal ring, its bezel of square shape with an incised design representing a helmeted king riding a "lamassu". Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Mesopotamia, Neo-Assyrian Empire, 10th to 7th century B.C. Bezel dimensions: 18 x 18 mm. Height of the ring: 24 mm. Inside diameter: 18 mm. Good condition. NOTE: a lamassu is a protective deity having a human head, the body of a bull or a lion, and sometimes wings.
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