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Western Asiatic Stone Roaring Panther
Near East : Sumerian Pre AD 1000: item #1394400
3327


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,750 

Western Asiatic Roaring Panther, reddish stone with white stone inlay, ca. 3rd - 2nd millennium BCE. 2 1/4" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/2" Standing on all fours with pricked ears and open mouth. Chip on right haunch and wear due to age and use. Otherwise in very good condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Cf. Pierre-Berge & Associates, Nov. 30, 2012, Lot 445. West Asian art goes back to the earliest presence of people in West Asia, in the form of little stone or clay fertility figurines. Around 9000... Click for details

Sumerian Stone Head of a Lion, Stamp, Seal
Near East : Sumerian Pre AD 1000: item #1390961
3286


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,200 

Sumerian Stone Head of a Lion, Seal, Stamp, Late Uruk / Jemdet Nasr Period, ca. 3100 - 2900 BCE. In profile, with pursed mouth, whiskers, hollow eye, and pricked ears. 1 1/8" x 1 1/8" x 1/4", on stand 3 3/4" high. In excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Sumer is the earliest known civilization in the historical region of southern Mesopotamia, modern-day southern Iraq, during the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze ages, and arguably one of the first civilizations in the world along... Click for details

Sumerian Terracotta Foundation Cone with Cuneiform Writing
Near East : Sumerian Pre AD 1000: item #1152949
1785


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2200.00 

Sumerian (Mesopotamia) Pottery Foundation Cone with Cuneiform Script, ca. 1900 BCE. The foundation cone was the last piece inserted in the building upon its completion. It was dedicated to a high ranking official or to a God, and was to insure good fortune for the edifice and its surroundings. 6" high x 2 1/4" diameter. On custom stand height is 7 1/4". Intact and in excellent condition. Mesopotamia is also called the Fertile Crescent and encompasses the area between and around two important... Click for details









 










 










 










 










 










 










 


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