London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A CHALCIDIAN TYPE BRONZE HELMET
5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
The carinated domed crown with median ridge, a moulded spiral motif on each temple connected by an inverted 'V' moulding above the brow
8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high
Sold Sotheby's London, 9 July 1984, lot 229.
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H. Born, Antike Herstellungstechniken, Acta Prehistorica et Archaeologica, 21, 1989, p. 108, pl. 23; and H. Born, Ancient Manufacturing Techniques, Archeometallurgia Richerche e Prospettive, 1988, p. 323, pl. 17 (AG 132).
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