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Michael Tzetas (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2726
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 15 mm
Previous Editions

Cited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2614.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Details indistinct. Inscription: Μρ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,θ,
μιχαηλ
τ̣τΖη
τα̣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχαὴλ τῷ Τζήτᾳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τῷ Τζήτᾳ.

Mother of God, help Michael Tzitas.

Commentary

Note that Tzetas appears to be a homophonic variant of Tzitas (found on other seals such as BZS.1955.1.4213).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2726
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 15 mm
Previous Editions

Cited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2614.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2726
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 15 mm
Previous Editions

Cited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2614.