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Engraved Shell
The lover part is covered with tow bands of curving linse, and above these there is a scene :
A lion jumping from behind on a recumbent ibex

Engraved shell

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Engraved Shell This is complet mother-of-pearl shell ,the outer side of which i covered with a linear design . The lover part is covered with tow bands of curving linse, and above these there is a scene : A lion jumping from behind on a recumbent ibex . This is a rerity ,expecially so large and complete ,it comes from the ancient near east :Iraq ,Syria or western Iran ,and dates most probably to the partaian period: c.200 B.C . to 200 A .D .

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Dimensions 14.5 x 13 CM
Country of Origin No

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