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Theodore Karamallos, imperial protospatharios, oikonomos of the euageis (oikoi) and anagrapheus of Paphlagonia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.157
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Corroded (obverse); cracked along the channel (reverse).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.2a.

Obverse

Indistinct bust of St. Theodore holding a spear. Traces of a vertical inscription: -ο|δ|ω|ρ : [Ὁ (ἅγιος) Θε]όδωρ(ος). Remains of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

δου..

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ] δού[λῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Indeterminate border.

θεοδ.
α̅σπαθ,ο.
κονομ,τ
ευαγ,Sαν
γραφ,πα
φλα,τ
κα.

Θεοδώ[ρ(ῳ)] (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ), ο[ἰ]κονόμ(ῳ) τῶ[ν] εὐαγ(ῶν) (καὶ) ἀν[α]γραφ(εῖ) Παφλα(γονίας) τ[ῷ] Κα[ραμάλλῳ]

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, οἰκονόμῳ τῶν εὐαγῶν καὶ ἀναγραφεῖ Παφλαγονίας τῷ Καραμάλλῳ.

Lord, help your servant Theodore Karamallos, protospatharios, oikonomos of the euageis and anagrapheus of Paphlagonia.

Commentary

There are two other seals for this individual; BZS.1958.106.3071 and BZS.1958.106.5046 come from the same boulloterion: see the commentary to the latter seal.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.157
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Corroded (obverse); cracked along the channel (reverse).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.2a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.157
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Corroded (obverse); cracked along the channel (reverse).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.2a.