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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0048
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Athanasios I
Object type:  Seal
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1289-1293 or 1303-1309
Collector:  Anthony A. M. Bryer
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  3.75
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0201B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976.

Obverse: Virgin Mary enthroned, nimbeate, holding the Christ-child.

Reverse: Inscription.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Obverse: MP θ… (Mother of God).

Reverse: AθAN…/CIOC ЄΛЄω θV / APXIЄΠICKOΠOC / KωNҀANTINOV/ΠOΛЄωC NЄAC PωMHC KAI OIKȣME/NIKOC ΠP IAP… (Athanasios, by God's mercy Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome, and Ecumenical Patriarch).

2 Related People

Athanasios I

Bryer, Anthony A. M.
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