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Monogrammatic Seal (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3417
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, facing, nimbate and wearing maphorion, with medallion of Christ with nimbus cruciform before her. Inscription visible to r.: ΘΥ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

ε - θ - ρ - ω

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Translation

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Commentary

The blank was too small for the die used, rendering the reverse monogram illegible.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3417
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3417
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3417
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

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