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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Christ standing on a suppedion, blessing with his outstretched right hand and holding a gospel book in his left; at the left are the illegible remains of an inscribed epithet. Sigla: .Σ̅ – ΧΣ̅ : [Ἰ(ησοῦ)]ς Χ(ριστό)ς.

Reverse

The Virgin orans, standing on a suppedion, with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla:  ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Obverse

Christ standing on a suppedion, blessing with his outstretched right hand and holding a gospel book in his left; at the left are the illegible remains of an inscribed epithet. Sigla: .Σ̅ – ΧΣ̅ : [Ἰ(ησοῦ)]ς Χ(ριστό)ς.

Reverse

The Virgin orans, standing on a suppedion, with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla:  ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3403
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 1.13.

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