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Arabic seal (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3749
Diameter 16 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. George, holding spear and shield. Sigla: |γ|εο|ρ|Γ, :  Ὁ ἅγιος Γεόργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Arabic inscription in three lines. Indeterminate border.

بالله (?) Θ
. . .
الجواه ؟

Translation

بالله. . . الجواه ؟

God. . . ?

Commentary

The Arabic inscription is badly corroded. While the word Allah is legible in the latter half of the top line (after what appears to be a Θ and then a couple of other characters),  the second and third lines cannot be satisfactorily deciphered.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3749
Diameter 16 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3749
Diameter 16 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3749
Diameter 16 mm

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