London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A CORINTHIAN TYPE BRONZE HELMET
LATE 7TH CENTURY B.C.
Of domed form with flaring flange at rear, slender nose-guard, pierced with multiple holes around the perimeter for lining attachment, restored flange and tip of cheekpieces, repaired nose-guard
8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high
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H. Born and S. Hansen, Helme und Waffen Alteuropas: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, IX, Mainz, 2001, p. 178, pl. 137 (AG 505).
See illustration opposite and on previous page.
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