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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0012
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Konstantinos
Title / Object name:  Lead Seal
Object type:  Seal
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  9th Century
Collector:  Bryer, Anthony A. M.
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  2.75
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0164B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976, found in Trabzon.

Obverse: Inscribed cruciform invocative monogram - lord/theotokos help your servant.

Reverse: Inscription on four lines, crosslet preceding inscription. Crosslet between two pellets at bottom of field. Pellet border.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Obverse: Tω Cω Δȣ Λω (Your servant).

Reverse: + KωNC/TANTIN… / CΠAΘAP… /ΔIΔAT (Constantine imperial spatharokandidatos).

Notes:  Oxydisation, struck centrally. String course aligned vertically on centre.

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Bryer, Anthony A. M.
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