Gold Signet Ring of Michael Zorianos


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 300

A Michael Zorianos was the first officer of the despot of Epiros in west-central Greece and one of the founders of a church in the town of Mokista sometime around the year 1300. Perhaps this ring belonged to him and was used to seal official documents.

Gold Signet Ring of Michael Zorianos, Gold, Byzantine

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