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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0009
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Lead Seal
Object type:  Seal
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  8th Century
Collector:  Bryer, Anthony A. M.
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  2.15
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0162B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976, found in Selcuk.

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

Reverse: Inscription on four lines, crosslet at end of inscription.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Obverse: …ω C… Δȣ Λω (Your servant).

Reverse: …/Iω BACI / CΠAΘA…/Iω + (…ios imperial spatharios).

Notes:  Oxydisation, first line of inscription lost. Struck left of centre. String course aligned vertically on centre.

2 Related People

Bryer, Anthony A. M.

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