Weight bearing an engraving depicting the hero Gilgamesh fighting two snakes, steatite or chlorite. Sumerian civilisation, 3rd millennium BC. Private Collection
Vase. Iran, SE. Kerman province, 2600-2200 BC. Chlorite, mother-of-pearl, turquoise (?). Master of Animals imagery with serpents. Inv. no.: AO 31918. Louvre Museum, Paris, France http://depts.washington.edu/silkroad/museums/ml/ancme.html
Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC) This idol in the form of a lock or handbag was likely carried to indicate that the bearer was of high office. This extraordinary example was found originally in several pieces. The idol is carved from grey chlorite and measures approximately 27 cm in width. One side bears two pairs of birds of prey, and the other side bears two tethered bulls facing each other.
Circular chlorite box carved on the outside with what appear to be mythological scenes, 2600/2400 BC, East Iran
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Vase tronconique représentant un homme-taureau empoignant des serpents, civilisation transélamite, Iran, région sud-est | Proche-Orient au IIIe millénaire avant J.-C. - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller
Bactrian Chlorite Vessel with Man-Animal Design, Gray Chlorite, white shell Bactrian region Mid-third millennium BC, Intercultural Style