This circular ornament is formed by four lotus flowers in full bloom, in yellow faience, joined to a daisy in the middle. Small blue daisies are inserted between the lotuses.
It may have been part of a tiara, an item of jewellery that the ancient Egyptians were fond of wearing during all periods of their history.
Diameter: 3.8 cm
Period: Third intermediate period, 22 and 23 of the Libyan dynasty, circa 945-715 BC.
Museum: Paris - Louvre Museum
Materials: Gold plated, Resin