Thursday, September 16, 2010

Unique Byzantine seal found in ancient Thracian city of Perperokon

A unique Byzantine seal has been found in the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon, archaeologist Nikoklay Ovcharov announced for FOCUS News Agency.

The seal is of patrician Teodorokan. The seal is made of lead. In the past such seals were used for decree-letters. These seals in some way resemble post cards. They bear the name, the surname, the title and the rank of the person.

Click here to read the full article from the FOCUS News Agency