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Monastery of the Theotokos (?) (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3206
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2973.

Obverse

A holy figure, likely the Virgin, wearing chiton and himation. No visible border.

παρωμένου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ε - μ - ν - ο - π - ρ - υ - ω

παρωμένου

Translation

παρωμένου

(Translation uncertain.)

Commentary

This may be the seal of an as yet unattested monastery of the Theotokos. The circular inscription, which echoes the monogram, seems to read "παρωμένου," a word not easily explained.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3206
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2973.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3206
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2973.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3206
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2973.

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