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Seal of the parathalassitai (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4143
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II/1, no. 134; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 586.

Obverse

Illegible.

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines. No border visible.

.Φργι.
̣τνπρ̣
θλσσ.
τν

[γραφῶν σ]φράγι[σμ]α τῶν παρ[α]θαλασσ[ι]τῶν

Translation

γραφῶν σφράγισμα τῶν παραθαλλασιτῶν.

Seal of the correspondence of the parathalassitai.

Commentary

Although the inscription is preserved on one side only, it would seem that this seal refers to the judicial and tax officials supervising maritime traffic (παραθαλασσίται) issuing correspondence as a collective body.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4143
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II/1, no. 134; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 586.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4143
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II/1, no. 134; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 586.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4143
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II/1, no. 134; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 586.

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