A Hittite black serpentine rectangular seal, ca 14th - 13th century BC

of rectangular form and incised on both sides, pierced for attachment. 

Condition:   Intact and in very good condition overall

Dimensions:  1 inch (2.54 cm)

Provenance: Forming part of the James Stephan Snr. collection, assembled in the late 1960's and then by descent. Dr. Stephan was a US intelligence officer who also held a degree in archaeology. He was posted in the Anatolian region of Turkey with the US government during this time, and acquired his collection from dealers and villagers throughout the region.


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