London, South Kensington
6 November 2002
A CORINTHIAN TYPE BRONZE HELMET
6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
With sharply raking cheekpieces and slender nose-guard, the crown with carinated edge, an offset decorative flat border around the nose and almond-shaped eyes with eyeline, neck-guard missing, restored
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high
Sold Sotheby's London, 21 May 1984, lot 339.
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H. Born, Restaurierung antiker Bronzewaffen: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, II, Mainz, 1993, p. 34, pl. 16 (AG 131).
Cf. A. Bottini (et al), Antike Helme, Mainz, 1988, p. 91, pls. 32-33 and p. 411, no. 33 for the type.
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