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Niketas protospatharios and judge of the Thrakesioi (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, decoration below. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΗΘΕΙΤ
Λ
ΚΗΤ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοηθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτ(ᾳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.

ΠΑΘ,
ϗΚΡΙΤΗ
ΤΝΘΡ.
ΚΗΣΙ.

(πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) κριτῇ τῶν Θρκησίω(ν)

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, decoration below. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΗΘΕΙΤ
Λ
ΚΗΤ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοηθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτ(ᾳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.

ΠΑΘ,
ϗΚΡΙΤΗ
ΤΝΘΡ.
ΚΗΣΙ.

(πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) κριτῇ τῶν Θρκησίω(ν)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.994
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.21b.

Similar seal published in Zacos, Seals II, no. 1031; see also Sig., 253, no. 4 (different spelling).

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