Thomas bishop (or episkeptites) of Kea (eleventh century)
- Accession Number:
DO Seals 2, no. 16.1.
Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1595 (dated 11th/12th c.); the same seal is also published in Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 684, with the placename mistakenly read as Bela (dated 11th c.).
- 22 mm
- Faint imprint.
Bust of the Virgin holding her hands open before her. On either side the sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.
Κύριε βοήτει Θωμᾷ ἐπησκ(.....) Κέας.
Lord, help Thomas, bishop (episkopos) or episkeptites of Kea.
- Catalogue of the Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and at the Fogg Museum of Art, vol. 2: South of the Balkans, the Islands, south of Asia Minor
- Le Corpus des sceaux de l’empire byzantin, vol. 5, L’Église
- A Collection of Dated Byzantine Lead Seals
- Notitiae Episcopatuum Ecclesiae Constantinopolitanae