Wreath of oak leaves and acorns
4th century B.C.
Diameter: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gems and Jewelry of the Ancient Mediterranean (Made possible by the Vance Wall Foundation) (Gallery 210A)
The two tubular "branches" (in semi-circular sections) are fastened at the front by a wire connecting the two looped ends. The oak leaves and acorns, veiled with gold leaf, are connected to the "branches" by gold wire stems.