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Niketas judge of Mesopotamia (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5660
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.5. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 208.

Another specimen, possibly from the same boulloterion, was published by Konstantoupoulos, no. 155γ; cf. Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 37.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


+Rλασ
RεRαι
νικηταS
τσλο
σ-

Βουλὰς βεβαιῶ Νικήτα (καὶ) τοὺς λόγους

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


τηρ
δικαστ
τησμεσο
ποταμι
-ασ-

τηρῶ δικαστοῦ τῆς Μεσοποταμίας

Translation

Βουλὰς βεβαιῶ Νικήτα καὶ τοὺς λόγους τηρῶ δικαστοῦ τῆς Μεσοποταμίας.

I certify the decisions and secure the correspondence of Niketas, judge of Mesopotamia.

Commentary

The inscription is composed of two twelve-syllable verses.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5660
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.5. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 208.

Another specimen, possibly from the same boulloterion, was published by Konstantoupoulos, no. 155γ; cf. Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 37.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5660
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.5. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 208.

Another specimen, possibly from the same boulloterion, was published by Konstantoupoulos, no. 155γ; cf. Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 37.

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