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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear over his right shoulder. Traces of an inscription at left: |θ|ε : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θε[όδωρ(ος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines; top line missing. Border of dots.

ραφε.
νοριζ
τη̣νσφ
γ̣ια

[ἐκ τῆς γ]ραφε[ις γ]νόριζ[ε (καὶ)] τῆν σφ[ρα]γίδα

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear over his right shoulder. Traces of an inscription at left: |θ|ε : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θε[όδωρ(ος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines; top line missing. Border of dots.

ραφε.
νοριζ
τη̣νσφ
γ̣ια

[ἐκ τῆς γ]ραφε[ις γ]νόριζ[ε (καὶ)] τῆν σφ[ρα]γίδα

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3340
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 γραφεις γνόριζε καὶ τῆν σφραγίδα.

From the letter know the seal.