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Anonymous (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Half length of the Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ); (flanking head of Christ): Ι̅Χ. : Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστὸ)[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Half length of St John the Baptist holding a cross-staff in his right hand and a closed scroll in his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ι|Ο|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(όδρομ)ος. Border of dots.

Obverse

Half length of the Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ); (flanking head of Christ): Ι̅Χ. : Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστὸ)[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Half length of St John the Baptist holding a cross-staff in his right hand and a closed scroll in his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ι|Ο|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(όδρομ)ος. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3444
Diameter 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 10.80.

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