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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Half length of an uncertain bearded saint, possibly holding a small cross in his right hand, his left hand is obscured; his vesture is uncertain; possibly he wears a chlamys with a tablion; remaining inscription is also worn and uncertain. Inscription in two columns (preserved only at left): |̣|Ι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[...]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps, each arm ends in a pellet, tendrils spring from the base. Border of dots.

Obverse

Half length of an uncertain bearded saint, possibly holding a small cross in his right hand, his left hand is obscured; his vesture is uncertain; possibly he wears a chlamys with a tablion; remaining inscription is also worn and uncertain. Inscription in two columns (preserved only at left): |̣|Ι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[...]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps, each arm ends in a pellet, tendrils spring from the base. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3413
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 18.5.

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