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Nikephoros Katachasites (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Anastasis. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

.ΚΕ,Θ,
.ΙΚΙΦΟΡΟ
.ΚΑΤΑΧΑ
.ΙΤΙ

Κύριε βοὴθει Νικιφὸρο τ Καταχασίτι.

Obverse

The Anastasis. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

.ΚΕ,Θ,
.ΙΚΙΦΟΡΟ
.ΚΑΤΑΧΑ
.ΙΤΙ

Κύριε βοὴθει Νικιφὸρο τ Καταχασίτι.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2082
Diameter 16.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοὴθει Νικιφὸρο τῷ Καταχασίτι.

Lord, help Nikephoros Katachasites.

Commentary

This is one of the rare Byzantine seals depicting a narrative scene. The reading of the name on the seal is provisional and cannot be established with certainty until a better preserved parallel becomes known.