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N. kathegetes of (the monastery of) Kephalobounion (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4789

Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 83.1.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Field:
13 mm

Obverse

N. kathegetes of (the monastery of) Kephalobounion (eleventh century)

Bust of the Mother of God holding a medallion of Christ before her. Along the circumference a circular invocative inscription, beginning at 9 o'clock. Border of dots.

θκεθ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει)

Reverse

N. kathegetes of (the monastery of) Kephalobounion (eleventh century)

Inscription of four lines, decoration above. Border of dots.


τκ
θιγιτ,τ
κεφλο
νι

τῷ καθιγιτ(ῇ) τοῦ Κεφαλοβουνίου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ καθιγιτῇ τοῦ Κεφαλοβουνίου.

Mother of God, help the kathegetes of (the monastery of) Kephalobounion.

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