London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A CHALCIDIAN TYPE BRONZE WINGED HELMET
CIRCA 375 B.C.
The domed crown with carinated perimeter at the rear, a moulded spiral motif on the temples, the wings with detailed feathering attached above, inverted V-shaped contours and moulded rib across the brow, attachment ring at centre back and front, with hinged cheekpieces, repaired with some restoration
10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high excl. wings
Acquired in 1990.
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