Fragment of a Gold Wreath


Gold Greek, ca. 320-300 B.C. From a tomb at Zaneskaya Gora in the region of the Crimea on the northern shore of the Black Sea
Another fragment from this wreath is now in the Hermitage Museum in  Saint Petersburg.  Such wreaths crafted of sheet gold have been found  in burials throughout the Mediterranean, particularly in tombs of the  fourth century B.C.
Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC

Picture taken by ggnyc on flickr

Fragment of a Gold Wreath

Gold
Greek, ca. 320-300 B.C.
From a tomb at Zaneskaya Gora in the region of the Crimea
on the northern shore of the Black Sea

Another fragment from this wreath is now in the Hermitage Museum
in Saint Petersburg. Such wreaths crafted of sheet gold have been found in burials throughout the Mediterranean, particularly in tombs of the fourth century B.C.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
NYC

Picture taken by ggnyc on flickr