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  1. Ancient Bactria Copper Bronze Seal Cruciform Floral Design Published

    by on 07-05-2012 at 09:04 PM (Crafts of the Past)
    Quote Originally Posted by CraftsofthePast View Post

    This ancient copper seal also labeled as bronze by some scholars was created by artisans of Bactria. It repeats a traditional motif of a series of petals or circles that are arranged so that when looking at the impression of the seal the viewer sees the + shape crossed by an x shape. This seal has another common feature of seals and amulets of the third millennium B.C.

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