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Ignatios Skleros, monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.250

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1389 (for correct reading of this seal, see its parallel published as Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1982).

Details

Diameter:
19 mm
Field:
10 mm

Obverse

Ignatios Skleros, monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

The Annunciation, with the angel Gabriel shown on the left and the Virgin on the right. Border of dots.

Reverse

Ignatios Skleros, monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


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Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρός

Translation

Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρός.

Ignatios Skleros, monk.

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Commentary

Laurent incorrectly identified the obverse scene as the Dormition, and differentiated this seal from BZS.1955.1.4966, when the scene depicted is really the Annunciation as the other seal is a parallel of this one.

 

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