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Treasury of Demetrias. Diadem with spiral tendrils. In the centre Herakles knot with Eros. Gold 325-300 BC. National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

The treasures of Demetrias, the Ancient Greek city in Magnesia, near modern-day Volos, yielded this magnificent diadem with tendrils and a Herakles knot with Eros, c. It resides in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

archaicwonder: “ Greek Gold ‘Pontic Aristocratic’ Diadem, Late 4th-Late 3rd Century BC A gold diadem consisting of a twisted rope border with a series of heart shaped scrolls with applied acanthus leaves and flowers with gold wire detail and tear...

+Greek Gold ‘Pontic Aristocratic’ Diadem, Late Century BCA gold diadem consisting of a twisted rope border with a series of heart shaped scrolls with applied acanthus leaves and flowers with gold wire detail and tear drop shaped settings.

A gold diadem from the Pella museum  of the Great Tumulus at Vergina. Note the inlays on the petals of the flower.

A gold diadem from the Pella museum of the Great Tumulus at Vergina. Note the inlays on the petals of the flower - Greece

[Antiquity-Three Kingdoms Period(Silla)] Gold Crown

Finding inspiration from Ancient Korean treasures. There is so much told in these artifacts about the richness in culture and artistry. Proud to carry on this culture through Hanbok as we find the …

Crown, from Tomb VI, Tillya Tepe, Afghanistan, 2nd quarter 1st century AD. Whole and taken apart.

An example of an Afghan crown. Folding Crown, Tillya Tepe Tomb VI, first century A. Gold x cm x in.) National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul Photo: © musée Guimet / Thierry Ollivier

Here is the headdress of Puabi, an important noblewoman in the city of Ur, during the Ur’s First Dynasty (ca. 2600 BC).

The Crown of Puabi

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