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Gold cross-strap diadem with a Herakles knot set with five garnets

Period: Hellenistic
Date: ca. 300–250 B.C.
Culture: Greek
Medium: Gold, garnet
Dimensions: width as mounted 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm) total H. as mounted 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) length of straps 7 1/2 in. (19 cm) H. of Herakles knot 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification: Gold and Silver
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1958
Accession Number: 58.11.5

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