Seal of Vézelay Abbey

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D8436
Date: 1205
Location: Vézelay (Burgundy)

Size: 65 mm

Monastic seal
Vézelay Abbey

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 Front view of Mary Magdalene, haloed, right hand raised in blessing, left hand holding a vase of perfumes. To her left, the letters MA; to her right, RIA. Appended to a December 1205 transfer of use of wood by the abbey to the king

 No legend

 Douët-d'Arcq, L. Collection de sceaux. Paris : H. Plon, 1863-1868.