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BZ.1937.27, Ring of Abbo

BZ.1937.27, Ring of Abbo

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, seventh–eighth century

Gold, 1.3 cm x 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm (1/2 in. x 1 in. x 1 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this ring at the Édouard Guilhou Collection auction, Sotheby's, Paris, through Royall Tyler on November 11, 1937.