London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A GREEK BRONZE HELMET
SECOND HALF OF 5TH CENTURY B.C.
With everted rim, the short flaring neck guard with rounded ends, above the brow a relief head of Athena on raised triangular section, a relief head of Gorgoneion at either side, with additional finial, restored
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high
Acquired in 1992, Paris.
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