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ID number:  BIRBI-SL0019
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  A. A. M. Bryer Collection
Artist / Maker:  Iosephos
Title / Object name:  Lead Seal
Object type:  Seal
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  10th Century
Collector:  Bryer, Anthony A. M.
Materials:  Lead
Measurements:  2.00
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0171B. Donated by A. A. M. Bryer 1976, found in Trabzon.

Obverse: Five-pointed star, bird in central pentangle, pellets in the five apices, palmettes in two of the three lower angles, detail of lower left angle lost.

Reverse: Inscription on three lines.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Obverse: None.

Reverse: IOCIΦ/ω TOV K/… /…Π (Joseph of the K…).

Notes:  Oxydisation. Struck above centre. String course bottom-left to top-right. Significant string channel eruption. Crumbling.

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Bryer, Anthony A. M.
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