The olive branch was a wreath of wild olive branch with which crowned the winner at the Olympic Games of antiquity.

The branches of the olive tree, which was near the temple of Zeus, the cut a "sibling Pais" (ie a boy whose both parents were alive) with golden scissors. Then go to the temple of Hera and placed on a chryselephantine bank. From there they took the jury, the judges of the ancient Olympic Games, they made wreaths and offered to the winners as prize.

Weight (gr) Weigth (lb) Height (cm) Height (in) Length (cm) Length (in)
280.0 9.876 oz 16.0 6.0 14.0 5.5