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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0002
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Phloros
Title / Object name:  Lead Seal
Object type:  Seal
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  7th/8th Century
Collector:  Bryer, Anthony A. M.
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  2.15
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0157B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976, found in Trabzon.

Obverse: Eagle with wings stretched above, right wing missing from flan edge.

Reverse: Greek inscription.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Observe: None.

Reverse: + / ΦΛΟ/Ρȣ ΥΠ/ΑΤȣ (Phloros Hypatos).

Notes:  Lettering is well preserved, part of eagle with wings stretched above missing. String course aligned vertically on centre.

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Bryer, Anthony A. M.
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