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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0016
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Ioannes
Title / Object name:  Lead Seal
Object type:  Seal
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  9th/10th Century
Collector:  Bryer, Anthony A. M.
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  2.00
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0167B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976, found in Trabzon.
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Obverse: Bird, possibly an eagle, duck, or peacock, with pelleting on wing, facing right, with axe.

Reverse: Inscription on five lines, trace remains of solid border.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Obverse: None.

Reverse: KE R… / …ωANNH / CΠAΘA / KANΔI/…AT (Lord help John spatharokandidatos).

Notes:  Oxydisation. Eruption of string-course. Struck centrally. String course aligned slightly below horizontal to centre.

2 Related People

Ioannes



Bryer, Anthony A. M.
British
31-10-1937
22-10-2016
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