Bactrian Bronze Stamp Seal Depicting Scorpion

Item Description

C. 2300-2000 BC

An interesting bronze, compartmented and open-work stamp seal, in the form of a scorpion within an outer band. It is a flat face and flat back, with a rectangular handle with a narrow top with a piercing at the base.

Small dent to the outer rim otherwise in good condition and nice detail.

Provenance: London Collection in 1990’s, accompanying letter seen by the late W.G. Lambert, Professor of Assyriology at the University of Birmingham, 1970-1993.

Size: 36mm diam



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