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Ignatios Skleros, monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Scene of the Annunciation, with St. Gabriel on left, facing the Virgin. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


ιγνα
τιοσα
οσκλη
.οσ

Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρὸς

Obverse

Scene of the Annunciation, with St. Gabriel on left, facing the Virgin. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


ιγνα
τιοσα
οσκλη
.οσ

Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρὸς

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1172
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1389 (for correct reading of this seal, see its parallel published as Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1982).

Translation

Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρὸς.

Ignatios Skleros, monk.

Commentary

Laurent incorrectly identified the obverse scene as the Dormition, and differentiated this seal from BZS.1955.1.4966, when the scene depicted is really the Annunciation as the other seal is a parallel of this one.