Diadem with foliate decoration

Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician
Iron Age
699–600 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.844

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Diadems

Gold foil band or fillet decorated with foliate patterns and an image of a goddess holding her breasts in center.

Provenance

By 1977: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wagner collection, West Barnstable, MA (said to be from a tomb near Byblos); given to the MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Wagner December 1, 1977.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner