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intaglio / cylinder seal

Cylinder seal in black chloritite engraved with a seated griffin guarding a sacred tree; the animal has one wing in the air above the body, the other is by its side; the tree has a ray-like projections from the top and schematic fruit on each side; the seal is perforated through the centre for attachment to a ring or other suspension.

AN281391001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

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