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Monogrammatic Seal (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3417
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.


Bust of the Virgin orans, facing, nimbate and wearing maphorion, with medallion of Christ with nimbus cruciform before her. Inscription visible to r.: ΘΥ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.


Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

ε - θ - ρ - ω






The blank was too small for the die used, rendering the reverse monogram illegible.