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5th millenium B.C., 7th millenium B.C.
H : 6.6 cm
Beige, Black, Brown
Complete, even if arms are lost. Superficial wear.
The Seal in the Shape of a Lion’s Head, modeled in the shape of a stylized leonine protome, was carved from a cream-colored limestone veined with red.
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