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BZ.1937.28, Ring of Queen Gundoberga

BZ.1937.28, Ring of Queen Gundoberga

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, early seventh century

Gold, enamel, and modern sapphire, 1.6 cm x 2.5 cm x 3.2 cm (5/8 in. x 1 in. x 1 1/4 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.