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George spatharokandidatos and tourmarches of Spartari (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5735
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 7.1c.

Obverse

Mounted warrior riding in a relaxed manner; he holds a spear horizontally with the point toward the back. He wears a large headpiece decorated with a row of pellets. The saddle is attached in front and back with large leather strips, also decorated with pellets. No legend. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΕΟΡΓΗΟ,
ΣΠΑΘΑΡΟΚΑΔ
ΤΡΟΥΜΑΡΣ
ΣΠΑΡΤΑ
ΡΟΥ

Γεόργηος σπαθαροκανδιδᾶτος καὶ τρουμάρχης Σπάρταρου

Translation

Γεόργηος σπαθαροκανδιδᾶτος καὶ τρουμάρχης Σπάρταρου.

George spatharokandidatos and tourmarches of Spartari.

Commentary

On this seal, one of three from the same boulloterion, see the entry and commentary for BZS 1968.106.5733.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5735
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 7.1c.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5735
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 7.1c.