Creator

Creation Date

5th-7th centuries

Culture

Byzantine

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Widest diameter of the hoop: 1 1/16 in.
Narrowest diameter of the hoop: 7/8 in.
Height of the bezel: 3/8 in.

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.101

Description

This ring is inscribed on the bezel with a common Christian invocation, in Greek, ΚΥΡΙΕ / ΒΟΗΘΙ (Lord help).

The ring is highly corroded; it was conserved with Araldite.

Provenance

Purchased from Tetragon, London, on June 13, 1992.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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