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Arabic seal (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4585
Diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, wearing maphorion, with Christ before her. Sigla: ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Arabic Inscription. Wreath Border.

ريا قبيل بن سحرا ؟. . .

جعد ؟

Translation

ريا قبيل بن سحرا ؟. . .

جعد ؟

. . . qabiil ibn sahraan. . . Ja'ad (?)

Commentary

The Arabic script is strangely written, and requires further interpretation. The phrase from the second half of the second line through the third line is also found on 1955.1.4589.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4585
Diameter 21 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.4585
Diameter 21 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4585
Diameter 21 mm

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