Title

Pendant

Creator

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.114

Description

The inscription displayed along the edge of the medallion on the side with the rider:
+ΑΓΙΕCΙCΙΝΙΒO[…]ẸΝ+
ἅγιε Σισίνιε βοήθει(?)…
“St. Sisinnios help…”

The inscription displayed along the edge of the medallion on the side with the individual figure:
+ΘΕΟ[…]ḲΕΒΟΗΘỊ[…]ΤΟΦΟΡΟΝΤΙ+
…Κύριε βοήθει τῷ φορῶντι
"Lord help the wearer."

The inscription next to the central figure:
ΥΓΙΑΘΕΚΛΑ
ὑγεία Θέκλα
“health Thekla”

An alternate reading of this inscription:
AΓΙΑΘΕΚΛΑ
ἁγία Θέκλα
“St. Thekla”

Provenance

Purchased from Tetragon, London, on October 16, 1993.

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