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lead bulla

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stef n:
who can read? it must be byzantine 7 or 8 century?  .  Inscription on both sides

   9.77g.  26mm

Nell B:
Hello,

You might find something interesting in this document. It's in French but with a lot of legends listed.

http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/numi_0484-8942_1999_num_6_154_2246

Or in this one (with pictures and in English) :

http://books.google.com/books?id=SzA76UaLhNkC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

Regards,

Avita

chassid-80:
yes, it's a byzantine lead bulla, very hard to read...

can you make some black and white or different lighted pictures?

Antonio

Constantine IV:
In the first picture it is a cross, with a legend amoungst it. It appears to be "BASILE" and "IS___".
On the second photo it appears to show " + " then first and second lines illegible, "_BAS_" "cOs" with "_._"

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