URUK/JEMDET STONE PIG SEAL

£1,250.00

Measurements: 3.5 cm - length

 

Description: A quaint grey stone seal amulet in shape of a pig’s head with horizontal perforation that serves as eyes of the animal and suspension hoop. Features three protrusions that represent anatomical elements of the animal, ears and snout. The back is carved with an abstract representation of an animal. Suitable for modern wear or as display piece.

 

Reference: Ex Rihani family collection.

 

Period: Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period, cca. 3300-2900 BC

 

Condition: Very fine, intact.

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