London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A MONTEFORTINO TYPE BRONZE HELMET
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
With short ribbed neck-guard with central attachment hole, the right side with riveted attachment loop for crest, the left side with two rivet holes, the side edges shaped over the ear with riveted hinge plate attachments for the cusped cheekpieces, repaired with restoration, modern wire suspension loops
Helmet 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high; cheekpieces 5½ in. (14 cm.) long
Acquired in the late 1980s/early 1990s, Krefeld.
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