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Seal of the bishop (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4633
Diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

ΓΙΟΡΥΦ

Σφραγίδου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ΕΙΚΟΠΣΥ

ἐπισκόπου

Translation

Σφραγίδου ἐπισκόπου.

Seal of the bishop.

Commentary

The reverse monogram appears to contain the word σφραγίδου, an improper genitive of the word for "seal," making this an anonymous seal of a bishop, an extreme rarity for this period.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4633
Diameter 20 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.4633
Diameter 20 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.4633
Diameter 20 mm

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