Levantine Cylinder Seal with a Drinking Scene

Culture: Levant
Period: 12th-11th century B.C.
Material: Red Jasper
Dimensions: 2.1 cm high
Price: 800 Euro
Ref: 6174
Provenance: English private collection, acquired in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. With a typewritten description by Professor W. G. Lambert from the 1980s.
Condition: A small chip at the bottom, otherwise intact.
Description: Cylinder seal of red jasper depicting two seated figures, between them a large drinking cup where straws reach to their mouths. To the right a standing figure with a fan as well as a four-legged animal. Dating and description by the Assyriologist W. G. Lambert, professor at the University of Birmingham 1970-1993.