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Michael skeuophylax and . . . of St. Demetrios (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3629
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 73.1.

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear in his right hand and an oblong shield in his left. Columnar inscription visible at right: Τ|Ρ|Ι|Ο, : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημή]τριο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

κε,θ,
μχησκε
φυλαS
.οαΦεσαν
.αγ,δη,
τρι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Μ(ι)χ(α)ὴ(λ) σκε(υ)ωφύλα(κι) (καὶ) . . . τ(οῦ) ἁγ(ί)ου Δη(μη)τρίου

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ σκευωφύλακι καὶ . . . τοῦ ἁγίου Δημητρίου.

Lord, help Michael skeuophylax and . . . of St. Demetrios.

Commentary

Zacos (Seals II, no. 731) has published a seal decorated with a bust of St. Demetrios on the obverse and an inscription on the reverse identifying the owner as Theodore monk and hegoumenos of St. Demetrios.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3629
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 73.1.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3629
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 73.1.

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