A large diadem, a unique monument of ancient jewelry, dating, like most of the items found by Schliemann 19 Trojan treasures period of Troy IIg (2400-2200 BC), ie it refers to the era of the early Bronze Age.
Gold filigree and beaded ring, the broad hoop supporting the square bezel set with an amethyst cameo bust of the Virgin Mary, veiled, hands raised in prayer, inscribed in Greek letters MR OY. (Mary Mother of God), facing front. The back is incised with a cross and the Greek letters IC XC (Jesus Christ) to each side of the upright. C. 1100.