You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ John Kamateros (twelfth century)

John Kamateros (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4478
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Horizontal crack along channel on the reverse.

Obverse

The Anastasis (or Resurrection). Traces of sigla: Η|ΑΝΑ.ΤΑ|ΣΗΣ: Ἡ Ανάστασης. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.

ΣΦΡΑΓΙ
ΙΑΝΝΟΥ
ΤΟΥΚΑΜΑ
ΤΗΡ

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Καματηροῦ

Translation

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Καματηροῦ.

Seal of John Kamateros.

Commentary

This is one of the rare Byzantine seals depicting a narrative scene. 

Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 174.