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Arabic Seal (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God holding the child. Partial sigla visible: Μ̅ : Μ(ήτη)[ρ θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Arabic inscription, largely effaced. In field above, a cross. Border of dots.

الله . . . ؟

Obverse

The Mother of God holding the child. Partial sigla visible: Μ̅ : Μ(ήτη)[ρ θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Arabic inscription, largely effaced. In field above, a cross. Border of dots.

الله . . . ؟

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4580
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm

Translation

الله . . . ؟

God. . .