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N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, chartoularios and kourator of Mesopotamia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.105
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.2.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding a medallion in front of her. Sigla on either side: ̅-θ̅υ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Remains of an inscription, within a border of dots, at right. Border of dots.

δουλ

[Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ] δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription, of which six lines remain, with a pellet below. Border of dots.

σπα
επιτ,γ.
χαρτλˊρ.
κρατ,ρ,τ.
μεσοποτ.
-μιασ.

[...πρωτο]σπα[θαρίῳ] ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) Χρ(υσο)(τρι)[κλίνου], χαρτουλ(α)ρ(ίῳ) [καὶ] κουράτ(ο)ρ(ι) τ[ῆς] Μεσοποτ[α]μίας

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ...πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, χαρτουλαρίῳ καὶ κουράτορι τῆς Μεσοποταμίας.

Mother of God, help your servant ... protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, chartoularios and kourator of Mesopotamia.

Commentary

The owner was an officer with financial responsibilities; the seal of another kourator of Mesopotamia is published in Seyrig, no. 186.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.105
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.2.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.105
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.2.

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