The ring belonged to Leontios of the province of Opsikion. Patrikios and komes were Roman titles that shifted in meaning during the Byzantine period; it seems likely that Leontios was the governor of the province or a high-ranking general.
Earring Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli Dimensions: Diam. cm in) Credit Line: Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910 Accession Number: