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John Kamateros (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4478
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Horizontal crack along channel on the reverse.

Obverse

The Anastasis (or Resurrection). Traces of sigla: Η|ΑΝΑ.ΤΑ|ΣΗΣ: Ἡ Ανάστασης. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.

ΣΦΡΑΓΙ
ΙΑΝΝΟΥ
ΤΟΥΚΑΜΑ
ΤΗΡ

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Καματηροῦ

Translation

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Καματηροῦ.

Seal of John Kamateros.

Commentary

This is one of the rare Byzantine seals depicting a narrative scene. 

Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 174.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4478
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Horizontal crack along channel on the reverse.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4478
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Horizontal crack along channel on the reverse.

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