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Ancient Assyrian Chalcedony Stamp Seal

SKU: R.50C.
Period: Period: Late Assyrian/New Babylonian.
Date: 7th Century BC.
Design: Palm Tree.
Condition: Extremely fine.
Dimension: 15 X 20 cm.
Material: Chalcedony Stone.

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Description

conoid stamp seal, crafted from translucent pale yellow chalcedony, features a finely engraved palm tree design, exemplifying the artistic elegance of the Late Assyrian and New Babylonian periods. The seal, dating back to the 7th century BC, showcases the intricate workmanship characteristic of the time, with its drilled and cut style highlighting the skill of ancient artisans.

The Late Assyrian and New Babylonian periods were marked by significant developments in art, culture, and technology. Artifacts from this era, such as this conoid stamp seal, provide valuable insights into the daily lives, beliefs, and artistic achievements of these ancient civilizations.

Such seals were typically used for authenticating documents, securing containers, and as amulets, signifying the owner’s status and identity. The palm tree motif, combined with the high-quality chalcedony, would have made this seal a valuable possession in ancient times.

This conoid stamp seal is not just an artifact; it is a piece of history, offering a tangible connection to the ancient world and its artistic legacy. Add this remarkable piece to your collection and own a symbol of the enduring craftsmanship of the Assyrian and Babylonian eras.

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