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Tamim Ibn Adi (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John Prodromos holding a long cross with simple transverse bar over left shoulder. Sigla visible at left: |.|Α : Ὁ ἅγιος ωάννης . No visible border.

Reverse

Arabic inscription in two lines. No visible border.

تميم بن عدي

Obverse

Bust of St. John Prodromos holding a long cross with simple transverse bar over left shoulder. Sigla visible at left: |.|Α : Ὁ ἅγιος ωάννης . No visible border.

Reverse

Arabic inscription in two lines. No visible border.

تميم بن عدي

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3744
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

تميم بن عدي

Tamim ibn Adin.

Commentary

The name on the reverse of this seal are uncertain; the first word could read as نمير (Numayr) or even مسلم (Muslim) as well, though those readings are less likely. Another possibility for the final word after (I)bn is عدن (Adin).