Band with floral motifs - ROM2018_16192_21


Band with floral motifs

Medium:Gold foil
Geography: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: about 4th-3rd century BC
Period: Late Hellenistic period
13.5 x 2.1 cm, 3.42 g
Object number: 983.140.1
Not on view
DescriptionThe gold foil band is complete although broken in half. It is decorated in repousse with  a double row of punched dots along the edges, at the centre is an eight-petal rosette encircled by punched dots.  At either side are vine scrolls, both running in the same direction,  the left one consists of four leaves, the one on the right of two leaves and two flowers or fruits.  The four corners are rounded, the ends beaten thin and flat and each pierced for fastening. 
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