A GREEK BRONZE CORINTHIAN HELMET
A GREEK BRONZE CORINTHIAN HELMET

ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK BRONZE CORINTHIAN HELMET
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Hammered from a single heavy sheet, the flaring neck-guard notched at the sides, the cheek-pieces tapering to points, the almond-shaped eye holes and long projecting nose-guard finely contoured, the perimeter with incised detailing, the high-arching eyebrows mirrored above and extending into carination encircling the crown, the cheek-pieces and the perimeter near the notches perforated for the attachment of a lining, two perforations on the crown for the attachment of a crest
9 in. (22.9 cm.) high
Provenance
with Antiquities Liebert, Krefeld, Germany, 1965.
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