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Bronze helmet of conical shape

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C. or later
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 155
Conical shape, with a brim in the form of a vertical band. There is a rivet hole on either side.
Said to have been found in a well near Piraeus

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1540, pp. 412, 414, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 112, 251, pl. 91g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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