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Maria Kamytzina, sebaste (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Epigraphy on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠ,
.ΑΝΑΓΝ.
.ΑΡΙΑΝΣ̣.
.Α.Τ̣ΗΝ.
.ΝΚΑΜ.
Τ̣ΖΙΝΑΝ̣

σκέπ(οις), [π]άναγν[ε], [Μ]αρίαν σ[εβ]α[σ]τὴν [τὴ]ν Καμ[η]τζίναν

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Epigraphy on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠ,
.ΑΝΑΓΝ.
.ΑΡΙΑΝΣ̣.
.Α.Τ̣ΗΝ.
.ΝΚΑΜ.
Τ̣ΖΙΝΑΝ̣

σκέπ(οις), [π]άναγν[ε], [Μ]αρίαν σ[εβ]α[σ]τὴν [τὴ]ν Καμ[η]τζίναν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1208
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2157.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

σκέποις, πάναγνε, Μαρίαν σεβαστὴν τὴν Καμητζίναν.

All-holy One, may you protect the sebaste Maria Kamytzina.