CYLINDER SEALS - Persian/Achaemenid

CYLINDER SEALS - Persian/Achaemenid

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Product Number:50157

Size:

2 1/2"

Date:

500 BC
Royal lapis lazuli cylinder seal with various scenes: Eight soldiers holding staffs above; A bearded God or ruler standing on a throne holding a bow, before a Goddess paying homage before a fire altar; Behind the Goddess are five bearded soldiers and an archer next to a castle; Above the scene is a winged bearded figure: Faravahar symbol of Ahura Mazda, the god of Zoroastrianism; A row of walking lions underneath. Holes for wearability. Very large and extremely rare.

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