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Tornikios Aporos (?), protospatharios and strategos of Cappadocia (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding Christ on her left arm. Sigla: ̅–.. : Μή(τη)ρ [θ(εο)ῦ]. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

+τορνι
κ,α̅σπαθ,S
στρατηγο.
.παδοκ,οα
ποροσ

Τορνίκ(ιος) (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) στρατηγὸ(ς) [Κα]παδοκ(ίας) ὁ Ἄπορος (?)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding Christ on her left arm. Sigla: ̅–.. : Μή(τη)ρ [θ(εο)ῦ]. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

+τορνι
κ,α̅σπαθ,S
στρατηγο.
.παδοκ,οα
ποροσ

Τορνίκ(ιος) (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) στρατηγὸ(ς) [Κα]παδοκ(ίας) ὁ Ἄπορος (?)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2314
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 43.12.

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