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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.ητεισ
.αθε̣ι̣ναν̅ε
σ̣ημαν
τροντι
νοσ

[Ζ]ητεῖς [μ]αθεῖν ἄν(θρωπ)ε σήμαντρον τίνος

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Γραφη
παριστα
προσχεσαυ
τ̣η̣κ̣ε̣μα
θησ

γραφὴ παριστᾷ πρόσχες αὐτῇ κε μάθῃς

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.ητεισ
.αθε̣ι̣ναν̅ε
σ̣ημαν
τροντι
νοσ

[Ζ]ητεῖς [μ]αθεῖν ἄν(θρωπ)ε σήμαντρον τίνος

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Γραφη
παριστα
προσχεσαυ
τ̣η̣κ̣ε̣μα
θησ

γραφὴ παριστᾷ πρόσχες αὐτῇ κε μάθῃς

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3656
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. the same inscription published in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 836.

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

Translation

Ζητεῖς μαθεῖν ἄνθρωπε σήμαντρον τίνος; γραφὴ παριστᾷ πρόσχες αὐτῇ κε μάθῃς.

Do you seek to know whose seal this is? The letter tells you, so give it your attention and find out.