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Bronze helmet of Chalcidian type

Period:
Archaic
Date:
2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.27.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
This type of helmet is called Chalcidian because early representations of it appear on so-called Chalcidian vases.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1535, pp. 411-13, New York: Gilliss Press.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 84, 93, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 84, 93, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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