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Michael Kyriotes (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3031
Diameter 25 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.


ΤΟΝΚΥΡΙ
ΤΗΝΜΙ
ΧΑΗΛΦΥΛ
ΑΤΤΕΜΕ

Τὸν Κυριώτην Μιχαὴλ φύλαττέ με

Translation

Τὸν Κυριώτην Μιχαὴλ φύλαττέ με.

Guard me, Michael Kyriotes.

Commentary

The double letter tau in the word "φύλαττέ" is expressed as a ligature formed by a regular tau with a small-case tau connected to it.

Other known seals belonging to members of the Kyriotes family are listed in Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 250-251.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3031
Diameter 25 mm
Accession number BZS.1958.106.3031
Diameter 25 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3031
Diameter 25 mm

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