Description & Technical information

Neo-Babylonian period

Date:  6th–5th century BC
Period:  Antiquity
Origin:  Mesopotamia
Medium: Haematite
Signature: The following inscription is engraved horizontally on one line in Neo-Babylonian characters: ‘1 siqlu’.

Dimensions: 3.8 cm (1¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr Noël Aimé-Giron (1884–1941), France
Thence by descent
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities