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Rowena Ravenclaw's diadem

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A tiara said to grant wisdom to the wearer. It was lost for centuries before it became a Horcrux


Rowena Ravenclaw's diadem fact file


Type

Horcrux

Magical properties

Believed to grant wisdom to the person wearing it

Where it is likely to be found

Spent centuries hidden in a forest in Albania until it was moved to the Room of Requirement

Who made or first owned it

Rowena Ravenclaw

Who it belongs to

Stolen by Rowena's daughter Helena before it was made into a Horcrux by Lord Voldemort. Destroyed by Fiendfyre

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Yeah, but the lost diadem… is lost, Luna. That’s sort of the point.


Michael Corner

The deserted Ravenclaw common room was a wide, circular room, airier than any Harry had ever seen at Hogwarts.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

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Ravenclaw common room


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The lost diadem


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If you’d like to see what the diadem’s supposed to look like, I could take you up to our common room and show you, Harry? Ravenclaw’s wearing it in her statue.


Cho Chang
Harry, Ron and Hermione in Xenophilius LoveGood's House from The Deathly Hallows.

Ghost Plots

By J.K. Rowling


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The secret lives of the Hogwarts ghosts


Harry hides his copy of Advanced Potion-Making in the Room of Requirement

Ravenclaw's lost Diadem


‘Please: I need some help. I need to know anything you can tell me about the lost diadem.’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

'Furious at my refusal, jealous of my freedom, he stabbed me.'


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

Diagon Alley

Florean Fortescue

By J.K. Rowling


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What's a die-dum?


Gregory Goyle