Ancient Persian Seals: Sasanian Empire
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Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Gorgeous jasper stamp-seal. Base finely engraved with an eagle with wings spread. Holed through for suspension. 13x12 mm. Great color, incredible pedigree! Ex-Edgar Banks collection, UK, gifted in the 1920's. #AP2040: $299

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Interesting and large hematite stamp-seal. Base engraved with a humped animal, probably a camel. 15 mm (9/16") tall. ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #272127: $250

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Yellow-gray chalcedony seal decorated with an incised walking bird. Very cute! Measures 20 mm. Intact. Ex old English collection. #12102012: $225

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Large carnelian stamp-seal. Base engraved with a man-headed, winged, four-legged beast! Very unusual! Great red tone. Repaired from 2 pieces. 21 mm (13/16"). ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. RARE! #272126: $299

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Carnelian stamp-seal. Base engraved with a six-pointed star. Nice red tone with darker veins. 17 mm (11/16") diameter. ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #272124: $175

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Carnelian stamp-seal. Base engraved with an enigmatic Zoroastrian symbol. Nice red tone with lighter & darker veins. W: 19 mm (3/4") diameter. ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #AP2280: $225

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Large and interesting chalcedony stamp-seal. Base finely engraved with a winged creature flying, star behind. 17 mm (11/16") diameter. Very cool! ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #272130: $250

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Nice hematite stamp-seal. Base engraved with a horned animal, probably a deer. 13 mm (1/2") diameter. ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #272129: $250

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Nice chalcedony stamp seal, engraved on the bottom with a 6-pointed star. Beautiful translucent color. Some chips on edge but otherwise intact! 17 mm (11/16") diameter. ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #272120: $175

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Large stone stamp-seal. A fragmentary example, the base engraved with an inscription around two rope devices. W: 19 mm. Incredible pedigree! Ex-Edgar Banks collection, UK, gifted in the 1920's. The cheapest Edgar Banks artifact you'll ever find! #AP2041: $99

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Sasanian Iran, c.4th – 5th Century AD. A choice hematite stamp seal depicting a winged roaring lion, head looking back. Nicely incised with the body of the seal nicely decorated with raised circular designs. 16 x 17mm. Light wear from use in antiquity. #seal13: $300
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Sasanian Persia / Iran, 4th - 5th century AD. A choice hematite stamp seal depicting a nicely engraved bird. Nice, lustrous sheen and sharp detail! Measures 13x12 mm. #1590: $255 SOLD



Sasanian, ancient Persia, c. 224 - 651 AD. Interesting jasper stamp-seal. Ornately-carved body, the base engraved with a nice eagle. 19mm. Ex Los Angeles, CA private collection. #AP2003: $325
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Sasanian, ancient Persia. 3rd-6th century AD. Large carnelian seal, engraved with a long-eared, long-nosed, 2-legged animal of some type. Very interesting! 19 mm dia. #26787: $275 SOLD



Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Large carnelian stamp-seal. Base engraved with a flower. Nice brownish-orange tone. 22 mm (7/8") diameter. ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #272121: $250 SOLD

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Translucent creme agate stamp seal decorated with an incised scorpion. 17mm across. Very nice! Great detail, difficult to discern in photo. Must-see in hand! Intact. Ex old English collection. #12102001: $299 SOLD


Sasanian Persia / Iran, 4th - 5th century AD. A light carnelian or quartzite(?) stamp seal depicting a bull with large hump, walking left. Golden to light red in color, with some abrasion around the edges and around the holes, most likely due to having been mounted in a gold or bronze mount in antiquity.. Very nice in-hand! 14x12 mm. #1605: $200
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Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Interesting carnelian stamp-seal. Base engraved with a stylized, horned anumal! Very unusual. Nice red tone with areas of white, actually much nicer in hand than photo allows. 18 mm (3/4") diameter. #272123: $250 SOLD

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Large and attractive chalcedony stamp-seal. Base engraved with two birds, 1 inverted. Very interesting! Light clear to root-beer color. 24 mm (just under 1 inch) diameter. Nice! #272125: $275 SOLD

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 4th – 5th Century AD. Deep orange carnelian intaglio depicting a well-defined bird with three oval devices before. Charming detail with a good polish. 9 x 7mm. Intact and attractive. Ex los Angeles private collection. Could still be set into a ring today! #AP2046: $225 SOLD

Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 4th-6th Century AD. Large Sasanian sardonyx intaglio/ rimg-stone with a Zebu bull. The bull prancing with tail high in the air. 20 x 15mm. Intact and attractive. Ex los Angeles private collection. Could still be set into a ring today! #AP2045: $250 SOLD

Sasanian Iran, c.4th – 5th Century AD. A nice bloodstone stamp seal, on base a stag with elaborate antlers, star in field. Nice green stone with flecks of red, some minor chipping on one edge. 13 x 12mm. A very attractive seal. #seal15: $200
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Sasanian, ancient Persia. 3rd-6th century AD. Gorgeous clear quartz seal, engraved with a male head facing left, wearing cap. Very nice! Ex-Midwest USA collection. 14 mm dia. #26779: $275 SOLD


Sasanian, ancient Persia/Iran, c. 3rd-6th Century AD. Gorgeous carnelian intaglio (ring seal). Depicts an animal with what appear to be tusks and a ridge down its back, possibly a boar. Could still be set into a ring today! 9 mm (3/4") diameter, with great red tone. #272128x2: $199 SOLD


Sasanian, ancient Persia, c. 224 - 651 AD. Very large chalcedony stamp seal,the base engraved with a nicely carved long-horned antelope and an eagle, the body rounded with tapering sides and central drilled suspension hole. Intact with minor chipping around holes. 30 x 26 x 25mm. Attractive stone with patination and nice translucency. Ex Los Angeles private collection. #AP2004: $425
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Sasanian, ancient Persia, c. 224 - 651 AD. Beautiful agate stamp seal. Translucent orange-brown banded agate, the base engraved with a horned antelope. Ex Los Angeles, CA private collection. 17mm. #AP2002: $275
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Sasanian, ancient Persia, c. 4th-7th Century AD. Nice white chalcedony stamp seal depicting an antelope. Carved in creme colored chalcedony with pierced dome handle. 11/16" (19 mm). Intact. Ex Maine private collection. #AP2104: $250 SOLD