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Michael (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3737
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 384 (misread); cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2370.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross between dots above, and a decoration below. Border of dots.


σφραγ,
ραχΕ̣Ι̣α
μιχαηλ
τυπου
μενη
  

σφραγ(ὶς) βραχεῖα Μιχαὴλ τυπουμένη

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
γραα,
εαιοι
καιρεου
σα,γησυ
λην
  

γραφὰ(ς) βεβαιοῖ καὶ ῥέουσαν γῆς ὕλην

Translation

σφραγὶς βραχεῖα Μιχαὴλ τυπουμένη γραφὰς βεβαιοῖ καὶ ῥέουσαν γῆς ὕλην.

The small seal struck by Michael confirms his correspondence and the transience of the material world.

Commentary

See the commentary to the parallel specimen BZS.1958.106.1473.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3737
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 384 (misread); cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2370.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3737
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 384 (misread); cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2370.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3737
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 384 (misread); cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2370.

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