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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0037
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Ashot
Object type:  Seal
Place made:  Muş
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  10th/11th century
Collector:  Anthony A. M. Bryer
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  2.45
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0186B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976, found in Trabzon.

Obverse: Patriarchal cross-crosslet on three steps on globe, with floriate extensions from base of cross and crosses with a single pellet in each quadratant in upper l. and r. of field.

Reverse: Inscription.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Obverse: +… CW ΔᴕΛ' (Lord aid your servant).

Reverse: + ACOT/HI MAΓHC/TPO S CTP…/TΓ T, TA, (Ashot/Asotios, magistros and stategos of Taron).

2 Related People

Bryer, Anthony A. M.

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