150 cylinder seals including examples of all the main styles from Babylonia and Assyria and the North Syrian area.
Cylinder seals by Various, 2300 BC
© British Museum
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,500 ( Total: £3,000)
- Acquired in:
- Lord Southesk
The best period was the time of the Agade kings, circa 2300 BC. Two seals were subsequently found to be forgeries.