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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0018
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Theodosios
Title / Object name:  Lead Seal
Object type:  Seal
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  10th Century
Collector:  Bryer, Anthony A. M.
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  2.20
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0174B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976.

Obverse: Patriarchal cross on three steps, circular inscription within solid border.

Reverse: Inscription on five lines, with preceding crosslet, within solid border.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Obverse: + KE ROHΘH Tω Cω Δȣ Λω (Lord help your servant).

Reverse: + ΘEOΔ/OCIω R CΠ/AΘ' KANΔ S / EΠI Tȣ MΓ/ΛARIOV (Theodosios imperial spatharokandidatos and head of the Manglavion).

Notes:  Oxydisation. Worn. Struck centrally. String course aligned vertically on centre.

2 Related People

Bryer, Anthony A. M.

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