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Jemdet Nasr Aragonite Lion’s Head Amulet

Late 4th Millennium BC

Height: 3.4 cm. (1 3/8 in.)

Width: 3.7 cm. (1 1/2 in.)


ex: private Swiss collection, 1990s. Previously, purportedly Ehrlenmeyer collection, Switzerland 1960s. More recently, an American private collection, 2008; thence by descent.

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VI. (New York, 2008) p.2

Comparandum: Christie’s; The Erlenmeyer Collection of Ancient Near Eastern Stamp Seals and Amulets (London, 06.06.1989) nos.301, 306, 308, 311

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