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Gold foil plaque with leaf patterns

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Gold foil plaque with leaf pattern executed in repousse. Pierced at each end.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner

Near Eastern, Syrian, Iron Age, 599–300 B.C.

Object Place

Syria

Dimensions

8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.848

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment