28 April 2004,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 45,410
GBP 40,000 - GBP 50,000
A KEGAL TYPE BRONZE HELMET
CIRCA 8TH CENTURY B.C.
Constructed from five sections riveted together, with cone-shaped crown, the backpiece, cheekpieces and browpiece all with raised ridged decoration above piercings for inner lining, cheekpieces with semicircular cut-away eyes, repaired with slight restoration
11 in. (28 cm.) high
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H. Born and S. Hansen, Frühgriechische Bronzehelme: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, III, Mainz, 1994, pp. 117-119, pls. I-IV, IX-XVI (AG 444).
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Given to Axel Guttmann as a 50th birthday present.
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