This is an authentic ancient Mesopotamian Cylinder Seal! Dating back between 1-2nd millenium BCE, this lapis seal depicts men and women.
The original owner of this seal would roll it onto a two-dimensional surface, most often wet clay. They were often used as an administrative tool, a signature, or to adorn jewelry and magical amulets.
They are also sometimes roller stamps.
Worldwide shipping is available and this specimen is mounted in a 3.25" wide riker frame.