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George (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding medallion of Christ. Sigla preserved at right : ΘΥ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΡ
ΣΦΡ̣Γ̣
̣ΛΟΓ
ΓΕΡ
·ΟΥ·

γρα[φ(ὰς)] σφραγ[ίζ(ω)] (καὶ) λόγ[ους] Γεωρ[γί]ου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding medallion of Christ. Sigla preserved at right : ΘΥ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΡ
ΣΦΡ̣Γ̣
̣ΛΟΓ
ΓΕΡ
·ΟΥ·

γρα[φ(ὰς)] σφραγ[ίζ(ω)] (καὶ) λόγ[ους] Γεωρ[γί]ου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3684
Diameter 20.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.
Previous Editions

See the similar inscriptions published by Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 372.

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

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Γεωργίου.

I seal the letters and correspondence of George.

Commentary

Metrical inscription of twelve syllables that should be included with the entry cited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden.