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Diadem with foliate decoration

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


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

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


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Diadems