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

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.5036

Previous Editions

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

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Field:
19 mm
Condition:
Token.

Obverse

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

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

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

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)

Translation

Τῆς διακονίας τῆς ὑποστροφῆς τῶν Βλαχερνῶν.

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

Audio

Commentary

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

 

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