London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A CORINTHIAN TYPE BRONZE HELMET
6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
With carinated crown and sharply raking cheekpieces, an offset border around the almond-shaped eyes and slender nose-guard, extended eyeline, the underside of the left side edge with Greek inscription reading "AKISTOME", repaired with restoration
12¼ in. (31 cm.) high
Acquired in 1988, Freiburg.
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H. Born and S. Hansen, Helme und Waffen Alteuropas: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, IX, Mainz, 2001, pl. 138 (AG 208).
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