- 1200–800 B.C.
- Made in Carpathian Basin region, east-central Europe
- Eastern European
- Copper Alloy
- Overall: 5 3/8 x 10 7/16 x 10 1/4 in. (13.7 x 26.5 x 26 cm)
- Metalwork-Copper alloy
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Caroline Howard Hyman Gift, in memory of Margaret English Frazer, 2000
- Accession Number:
It is not clear precisely how this headpiece would have been worn, though stone sculptures from an earlier period suggest that the spiral terminals would have been in the back, pointing downward. Diadems, which are extremely rare, were probably worn exclusively by women and children of high rank.