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Leo Skleros, magistros, vestes, vestarches and judge of Aigaion Pelagos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Part of a larger image of the Virgin orans holding the medallion. No sigla or inscription visible.

εοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Only the final two lines of a longer inscription of six lines remain. Border of dots.

.ΕΛΑΓ
.ΣΚΛΗΡ,

[Λέοντι μαγίστρῳ, βέστ(ῃ), βεστάρχῃ, (καὶ) κριτ(ῇ) τοῦ Ἐγαίου Π]ελάγου[ς τ]ῷ Σκληρ(ῷ)

Obverse

Part of a larger image of the Virgin orans holding the medallion. No sigla or inscription visible.

εοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Only the final two lines of a longer inscription of six lines remain. Border of dots.

.ΕΛΑΓ
.ΣΚΛΗΡ,

[Λέοντι μαγίστρῳ, βέστ(ῃ), βεστάρχῃ, (καὶ) κριτ(ῇ) τοῦ Ἐγαίου Π]ελάγου[ς τ]ῷ Σκληρ(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3317
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 40.15b.
Cf. parallel specimens in Athens (Konstantopoulos, no. 98a) and in the Lihačev Collection (Lihačev, IZIGI, 91); republished by Seibt, Skleroi, no. 20 (pl. 4, nos. 13, 14).