The protos of (Mount) Ganos (eleventh/twelfth century)
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DO Seals 1, no. 51.2a.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1949. Also cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1229. Another (?) specimen is described by Laurent in EO 30 (1931) 480; and another one, from the same boulloterion as the DO bullae, was published by Zacos, Seals II, no. 648.
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- 20 mm
Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: |ΘΥ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.
Μῆτερ Λόγου, κλεὶς τῶν λόγων πρώτου Γάνου.
Mother of the Word, key to the words of the protos of Ganos.