A semitic (paleo-hebrew) chalcedony scaraboid stamp-seal. Winged solar-disc and inscriptions.
7th century B.C.
11 x 14 x 6 mm
Scaraboid shaped stamp-seal with a slightly domed back. On the base, two registers separated by two horizontal lines: on top, the winged solar-disc with crescent moon; three lines and sun. The second register is a paleo-hebrew or phoenician inscription. Chips on the edge.
U.K., private collection 70's, in the same family since then.