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Ignatios Skleros, monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Annunciation, with the angel Gabriel shown on the left and the Virgin on the right. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


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Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρός

Obverse

The Annunciation, with the angel Gabriel shown on the left and the Virgin on the right. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


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Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρός

Accession number BZS.1958.106.250
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1389 (for correct reading of this seal, see its parallel published as Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1982).

Translation

Ἰγνάτιος μοναχὸς ὁ Σκληρός.

Ignatios Skleros, monk.

Commentary

Laurent incorrectly identified the obverse scene as the Dormition, and differentiated this seal from BZS.1955.1.4966, when the scene depicted is really the Annunciation as the other seal is a parallel of this one.