Erkunde Altpersischen, Alten Mesopotamien und noch mehr!

CYLINDER SEAL: 3200 bce, Uruk. Scribes used these to imprint tablets and identify the writer. Sort of link a modern Notary seal!

CYLINDER SEAL: 3200 bce, Uruk. Scribes used these to imprint tablets and identify the writer. Sort of link a modern Notary seal!

Elamite Cylinder Seal and impression: About 1200 B.C. An intense and intricately carved cylinder seal. This Hematite Cylinder seal in most probability is a referral to the Invasion of Babylon by the Elamites and the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in 1200 B.C. The seal might represent the last kassite ruler being taken away in a 2 horse drawn cart. In the sky the constellation Pleidades, a star, a sign of Victory. www.historicconnections.com

Elamite Cylinder Seal and impression: About 1200 B.C. An intense and intricately carved cylinder seal. This Hematite Cylinder seal in most probability is a referral to the Invasion of Babylon by the Elamites and the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in 1200 B.C. The seal might represent the last kassite ruler being taken away in a 2 horse drawn cart. In the sky the constellation Pleidades, a star, a sign of Victory. www.historicconnections.com

Stamp-cylinder seal ("the Tyszkiewicz seal")  Near Eastern, Anatolian, Hittite Hittite 1650–1200 B.C.

Stamp-cylinder seal ("the Tyszkiewicz seal") Near Eastern, Anatolian, Hittite Hittite 1650–1200 B.C.

A SUMERIAN LAPIS LAZULI CYLINDER SEAL -   EARLY DYNASTIC III, CIRCA 2500-2400 B.C. - ¾ in. (2 cm.) high

A SUMERIAN LAPIS LAZULI CYLINDER SEAL - EARLY DYNASTIC III, CIRCA 2500-2400 B.C. - ¾ in. (2 cm.) high

AN ELAMITE GREEN STONE CYLINDER SEAL   CIRCA 3000 B.C.   With the figure of a striding bull, head raised, with large curling horns and dotted eyes, a stylized flowering tree in front, two conjoined scrolling lines in the field  1 in. (2.5 cm.) high

AN ELAMITE GREEN STONE CYLINDER SEAL CIRCA 3000 B.C. With the figure of a striding bull, head raised, with large curling horns and dotted eyes, a stylized flowering tree in front, two conjoined scrolling lines in the field 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high

A MIDDLE ASSYRIAN OBSIDIAN CYLINDER SEAL   CIRCA 13TH CENTURY B.C.   Engraved with a charioteer running down an opponent, standing with his bow drawn, aiming forward, the victim laying beneath the horse's front legs, one arm reaching upwards and the other bent towards his breast, with his spear lying beside him, a bird with outspread wings soaring above

A MIDDLE ASSYRIAN OBSIDIAN CYLINDER SEAL CIRCA 13TH CENTURY B.C. Engraved with a charioteer running down an opponent, standing with his bow drawn, aiming forward, the victim laying beneath the horse's front legs, one arm reaching upwards and the other bent towards his breast, with his spear lying beside him, a bird with outspread wings soaring above

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