London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A MONTEFORTINO TYPE BRONZE HELMET
4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
The crown topped by foliate finial, the narrow rear peak with hatched 'rope' border extending around the helmet perimeter, the underside with riveted plate and twin attachment rings, dents to front of helmet
10¼ in. (26 cm.) high
Acquired in 1989, Cologne.
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H. Born, Zur Herstellung der Etruskischen Bronzehelme mit Scheitelknauf, Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt, 21, 1991, pp. 76-77, pls. 9.1 and 14 (AG 290).
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