London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A CHALCIDIAN TYPE BRONZE WINGED HELMET
4TH CENTURY B.C.
In relief on the brow a central gorgoneion flanked by griffins between contoured ribs, a moulded spiral on each temple with restored wings attached above, the helmet crown with median ridge and attached plate with three plume holders, with cheekpieces, restored
10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high excl. wings and plume holders
Acquired in the late 1980s/early 1990s, Krefeld.
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