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A GREEK BRONZE CORINTHIAN HELMET
THE PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A GREEK BRONZE CORINTHIAN HELMET

ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 7TH CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK BRONZE CORINTHIAN HELMET
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 7TH CENTURY B.C.
Hammered from a single heavy sheet, of domed form, with a flaring neck-guard, elongated almond-shaped eye holes, and a protruding nose-guard rounded at the tip, perforated along the perimeter, two iron pins preserved on the interior of the crown
8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Axel Guttmann (1944-2001), Berlin, acquired 1970s-1990s.
The Axel Guttmann Collection of Ancient Arms and Armour, Part 2, Christie's, London, 28 April 2004, lot 61.
Literature
H. Born and S. Hansen, Helme und Waffen Alteuropas: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, IX, Mainz, 2001, p. 178, pl. 137 (AG 505).

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