The artifact was made by V.F. Khomenko in Kyiv, Ukraine in 1977. It is made out of silver, agate, and enamel, and the exact purpose for production is unknown. The ring was featured in the exhibition "Rings: Thousand-Year Histories of Familiar Things", from September 24, 2019 to October 11, 2020 in the Museum of Historical Jewels of Ukraine.
This item was curated by Jack Reynolds in Humanities 440B(H): “That Belongs in a Museum!” Museums and the Ownership of Antiquities, a course taught by Professor Nicole Ruane at the University of New Hampshire, Spring 2023.
Хоменко, В.Ф. . Перстень “Літній”. Exploring Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online, accessed May 31, 2023, https://gallery.sucho.org/items/show/323