Greek. <em>Oak Leaf</em>, late 4th century B.C.E. Sheet gold, Leaf: 5/8 x 7/8 in. (1.6 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 71.79.149. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.71.79.1-.180.jpg)

Oak Leaf


Medium: Sheet gold

Dates:late 4th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: Leaf: 5/8 x 7/8 in. (1.6 x 2.2 cm) Stem: 13/16 in. (2 cm)


Accession Number: 71.79.149

Image: CUR.71.79.1-.180.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oak leaf made of sheet gold. Stem was bent into a loop at one end, while the other end was passed through two holes in the leaf. Condition: Tip of leaf folded back; other edges bent; wrinkled.

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