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Kallimachos (?) (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Block monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - λ - μ - ο - υ - χ

Καλλιμάχου (?)

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Wreath border.

ΣΤΡΑ
ΤΗΛΑ
ΤΟΥ

στρατηλάτου

Obverse

Block monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - λ - μ - ο - υ - χ

Καλλιμάχου (?)

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Wreath border.

ΣΤΡΑ
ΤΗΛΑ
ΤΟΥ

στρατηλάτου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1194
Diameter 23.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Καλλιμάχου (?) στρατηλάτου.

(Seal of) Kallimachos, stratelates.

Commentary

The resolution of the obverse monogram is by no means certain; it seems to read Καλλιμάχου, but this name is unattested in the period to which we would date the seal.