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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, orans. Traces of sigla at right: υ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)]ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

̣
Σφραγισ
ειμιτην
γραφην
.ο.ιλε
πν

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν [ν]ό[ε]ι βλέπων

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, orans. Traces of sigla at right: υ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)]ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

̣
Σφραγισ
ειμιτην
γραφην
.ο.ιλε
πν

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν [ν]ό[ε]ι βλέπων

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2004
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

This metrical inscription should be added to the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1715.

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

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν νόει βλέπων.

Know whose seal I am by looking at the letter.