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date: 29 May 2024

Seals, Bivalve, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Gary VikanGary Vikan

conventional term for seals with which two incised surfaces of matching dimensions but contrasting devices may be impressed on opposite sides of a single sealing, usually with a cord incorporated. Two variant bivalve types belong to the same family as the signet ... ...

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