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Basil Xeros, magistros and judge of the Kibyrraiotai (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3935
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Chipped
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.8b.
Cf. similar seal published by Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 260 = Lihačev, IZIGI, pl. VIII, no. 17.

Obverse

The Virgin enthroned holding Christ before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines; decoration above; two final letters between bars. Border of dots.


ΞΗΡΟΝ
ΜΑΓΙΣΤΡ,
ΤΟΝΒΑΣΙΛΕΙ
ΟΝΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΚΙΥΡΡΑΙ
ΤΝΑΡΡΕ
ΔΙΚΑΣΠΟ
ΛΟΝ

Ξηρὸν μάγιστρων τὸν Βασίλειον σκέποις Κιβυρραιωτῶν ἀρρεπὴ δικάσπολον

Translation

Ξηρὸν μάγιστρων τὸν Βασίλειον σκέποις Κιβυρραιωτῶν ἀρρεπὴ δικάσπολον.

May you protect the magistros Basil Xeros, impartial judge of the Kibyrraiotai.

Commentary

This is one of seven seals from the same boulloterion and has been edited jointly with those listed below. See the commentary to BZS 1955.1.3934.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3935
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Chipped
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.8b.
Cf. similar seal published by Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 260 = Lihačev, IZIGI, pl. VIII, no. 17.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3935
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Chipped
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.8b.
Cf. similar seal published by Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 260 = Lihačev, IZIGI, pl. VIII, no. 17.

Notes