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The diakonia of the procession of the Blachernae (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, turned to the left, extending her arms before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines preceded by decoration. Border of dots.


τησδι
ακονιασ
τησυπο
στρ,φηστ
λαχερ
ν,

Τῆς διακονίας τῆς ὑποστρ(ο)φῆς τ(ῶν) Βλαχερν(ῶν)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, turned to the left, extending her arms before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines preceded by decoration. Border of dots.


τησδι
ακονιασ
τησυπο
στρ,φηστ
λαχερ
ν,

Τῆς διακονίας τῆς ὑποστρ(ο)φῆς τ(ῶν) Βλαχερν(ῶν)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5036
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 31.2b. A similar seal is listed in Sig., 149.

Translation

Τῆς διακονίας τῆς ὑποστροφῆς τῶν Βλαχερνῶν.

(Seal) of the diakonia of the procession of the Blachernae.

Commentary

See the commentary to the parallel from the same boulloterion: BZS 1947.2.15.