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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ̣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

σφρα
γ,ειμ,την
γραφ,γν,
ση̣λεπ̣

οὗ σφραγ(ίς) ἐιμ(ι) τὴν γραφ(ὴν) γν(ώ)σῃ βλέπ(ων)

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ̣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

σφρα
γ,ειμ,την
γραφ,γν,
ση̣λεπ̣

οὗ σφραγ(ίς) ἐιμ(ι) τὴν γραφ(ὴν) γν(ώ)σῃ βλέπ(ων)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2077
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1711.

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

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς ἐιμι τὴν γραφὴν γνώσῃ βλέπων.

Know whose seal I am by looking at the letter.