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Gold foil appliques

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Nine gold foil appliqués or hair ornaments in the shape of lotus buds.

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

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

Dimensions

5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.845a-i

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment