Boulloterion

Title

Boulloterion

Subject

tool, saint_nicholas, seal, byzantine, numismatic, security

Description

This is a tool used for sealing. A small disk would be sandwiched in and then hammered to imprint an image (this particular boulloterion has St. Nicholas). Seals were used to legitimize official documents.

Creator

Janice Jia

Source

1951.31.6

Publisher

[no text]

Date

850-1100

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

HAM

Relation

[no text]

Format

Iron

Language

[no text]

Type

[no text]

Identifier

Georgia

Coverage

Byzantine

Original Format

[no text]

Physical Dimensions

21.4 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Files

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12884814/OmekaImages/JaniceBoulloterionImage.tiff

Citation

Janice Jia, “Boulloterion,” CB 51 Gallery, accessed September 28, 2021, https://gallerytest.omeka.net/items/show/191.