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Bronze helmet of the Corinthian type

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.105
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
This helmet belongs to a group that features very finely executed decorative borders, notably a band of spirals.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1530, pp. 411, 413, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 34, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Frielinghaus, Heide. 2002. "Busch und Schmuckaufsatz an den Helmen in Olympia." I bronzi antichi : produzione e tecnologia : atti del XV Congresso internazionale sui bronzi antichi organizzato dall'Università di Udine, sede di Gorizia, Grado-Aquilieia, 22-26 maggio 2001, Alessandra Giumlia-Mair, ed. p. 160, Montagnac [France]: M. Mergoil.

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