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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines; partially preserved. Border of dots.

.....
..α̣φ̣..
γ̣νρι
καιτη
σ̣φρ̣αγι̣
..

[ἐκ τῆς γρ]αφ[ῆς] γνώριζ[ε] καὶ τὴ[ν] σφραγί[δα]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines; partially preserved. Border of dots.

.....
..α̣φ̣..
γ̣νρι
καιτη
σ̣φρ̣αγι̣
..

[ἐκ τῆς γρ]αφ[ῆς] γνώριζ[ε] καὶ τὴ[ν] σφραγί[δα]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3339
Diameter 15.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

This seal should be added to the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 709.

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

Translation

ἐκ τῆς γραφῆς γνώριζε καὶ τὴν σφραγίδα.

From the letter know the seal.