Terra-cotta mould, alabaster amulet and hematite weight


- Potter's mould ornated with a lion walking to the left
Beige terra-cotta. Good state of conservation.
Orient, Medieval Islamic Period.
Length: 7 cm (2-3/4 in.).

- Amulet designed as a stylized bird pierced in its centre
Translucent alabaster. Minor shocks and wear.
Mesopotamia, Jemdet Nasr Era, 3150-2900 BC
Length: 3,4 cm (1-1/4 in.).

- Cylindrical weight with 11 lines of cuneiform characters engraved within two tiers.
Hematite. Intact.
Mesopotamia, late 3rd millennium - early 2nd millennium BC
Length: 4,3 cm (1-1/2 in.).

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  3
  • Expertissim Reference: 2011010088