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Bronze helmet of Corinthian type

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.117
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 155
The dents and wear marks on this helmet show that it was used in battle. It is said to have been found near Olympia in the bed of the Kladeos River.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1914. "List of Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9 (12): p. 263.

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