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a Byzantine seal..

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iaculator:
hi,

would u pleas help me about the attached Byzantine seal?

dimensions: diameter 30 mm , 3 mm thick... almost 10-12 gr weight, lead.

well i wonder its period, the meaning of inscription and its current value.. i ll be thankful if u help..

sincerely

iaculator:
Hello.

I had asked about this seal more than one year ago and there had been no replies for it. Pant, please, may we learn your comments about it?

Sincerely.

pant:
Hi, iaculator

Unfortunately this seal is not good preserved, but in my opinion : 

Av:   :Greek_Theta:  :Greek_epsilon: O  :Greek_Delta: O K  :Greek_epsilon: B O H  :Greek_Theta:  :Greek_epsilon: I  ( Mother of God help me ....)     

Re:  ............. PATPIKIO  ( the name of the owner ,  patrician ). 

Dated  VII- IX sentury.

Sincerely

iaculator:
Thank you very much Pant, so this is a seal that help is requested from Virgin Mary, i think..

Sincerely...

pant:

--- Quote from: iaculator on April 08, 2007, 12:49:25 am ---Thank you very much Pant, so this is a seal that help is requested from Virgin Mary, i think..

Sincerely...

--- End quote ---


Yes, request  for protection.

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