Widest diameter of the hoop: 1 1/16 in.
Narrowest diameter of the hoop: 7/8 in.
Height of the bezel: 3/8 in.
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
Purchased by David P. Harris from Julia Schottlander (Tetragon) in London on June 13, 1992.
The ring is highly corroded; it was conserved with Araldite.
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
This ring is inscribed on the bezel with a common Christian invocation, in Greek, ΚΥΡΙΕ / ΒΟΗΘΙ (Lord help).
Brad Hostetler, with Ani Parnagian, "From Private to Public: The Collection of David P. Harris," in Ethiopian Objects in the Blick-Harris Study Collection: Art, Context, and the Persistence of Form, eds. Brad Hostetler, and Lynn Jones, Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art & Architecture 8, no. 1 (Spring 2022): 5–25. https://digital.kenyon.edu/perejournal/vol8/iss1/1/