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Basil Rhapsommates (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1266
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 198.

Obverse

The Annunciation. The angel Gabriel on the left approaches the Virgin who stands before a bench. At the top: χ : Χ(αιρετμισμός). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


σιλει
σκεποισμ..
τρΨ̣οΜ̣
μτη
  

Βασιλείῳ σκέποις μ[οι] τῷ Ῥαψομμάτῃ

Translation

Βασιλείῳ σκέποις μοι τῷ Ῥαψομμάτῃ.

May you watch over me, Basil Rhapsommates.

Commentary

This is to date the only known instance of the family name Rhapsommates among the lead seals.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1266
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 198.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1266
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 198.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1266
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 198.

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