You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Michael monk and hegoumenos (of the monastery) of the Sakelarios(?) (tenth/eleventh century)

Michael monk and hegoumenos (of the monastery) of the Sakelarios(?) (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Invocative monogram (modified form of type X: kappa and epsilon joined at left, and eta at right); in the quarters: μηχα,|μον. A pellet above each pair of letters at top and below each pair at bottom. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μηχα(ὴλ) μον[α(χῷ)]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.


κει
γμεν
τσακε
.αρ


κὲ ἱγουμέν(ῳ) τοῦ Σακε[λ]αρ(ίου)

Obverse

Invocative monogram (modified form of type X: kappa and epsilon joined at left, and eta at right); in the quarters: μηχα,|μον. A pellet above each pair of letters at top and below each pair at bottom. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μηχα(ὴλ) μον[α(χῷ)]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.


κει
γμεν
τσακε
.αρ


κὲ ἱγουμέν(ῳ) τοῦ Σακε[λ]αρ(ίου)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.315
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 90.1; Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1190 (tenth century).

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μηχαὴλ μοναχῷ κὲ ἱγουμένῳ τοῦ Σακελαρίου.

Mother of God, help Michael, monk and hegoumenos (of the monastery) of the Sakelarios.