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Auction Closes At: 13:21:01 12/18/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 365. Sumerian Shell Depicting the Bird God Imdugud
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $1,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,000.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Ancient Near East - Mesopotamia
Culture or Country: Mesopotamia.
Period: Ca. 2nd-1st millennium B.C.
Size: 6-1/4W. x 4H.

Description: Large thick-ribbed shell carved with a birds head at the top with drilled eyes and a triangular beak, probably depicting Imdugud, a lesser known divinity or monster in several Mesopotamian religions, usually depicted as a massive bird who can breathe fire and water. Scattered areas of mineral deposits and surface encrustation, deep tan patina. Some minor wing edge roughness, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond.
Provenance: Private NYC collection. Ex. Ian Beckmans, Holland and Germany, before 1980.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $85.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Sumerian Shell Depicting the Bird God Imdugud

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. redphoenix $1,000.00 1 12/17/2020 2:48:09 PM
2. buff $700.00 1 12/16/2020 5:08:09 PM
3. sandrowjw $600.00 1 12/16/2020 6:49:12 AM
4. redphoenix $500.00 1 12/15/2020 2:50:15 PM

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