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Bust of the Virgin orans. Sigla: ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.
Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.
Ποιμένα σῴζοις ποίμνης Ἀθανασίου
Ποιμένα σῴζοις ποίμνης Ἀθανασίου.
May you protect the shepherd of Athanasios's flock.
The owner of this metrical seal calls himself poimen poimnes (i.e. "shepherd of the flock"). Since the name Athanasios is given in the genitive case, these details suggest that we have here a hegoumenos of a monastery or institution dedicated to St. Athanasios the Confessor.
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