A thin band of gold with attached laurel leaves and small flowers. The central ornament is an archaic mask of a gorgon. Each end of the band is a conventionalized peacock, standing full front, with spread tail. Torn in several places.
A silver diadem was discovered in a Spanish Bronze Age tomb, perched atop the head of a female skeleton. The tomb is at the site of La Almoloya, which was a power center for the El Argar civilization of this era.
Late Antique and Byzantine pyxides generally had flat lids, but the lids covering the cylindrical vessels of this Andalusian group are all domical. Thus, the missing lid of this example would probably have been domical as well