Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshiper with an animal offering before a seated deity

Apatite | 2.5cm | c. 1480-1450 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Although engraved stones had been used as early as the seventh millennium B.C. to stamp impressions in clay, the invention in the fourth millennium B.C. of carved cylinders that could be rolled over clay allowed the development of more complex seal d...
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