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Bronze helmet of Corinthian type

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.488
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 155
The bent-up nose piece probably indicates that this helmet was dedicated at a sanctuary.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1930. The H. O. Havemeyer Collection: A Catalogue of the Temporary Exhibition, March 10-November 2. p. 111, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. "The Exhibition of the H.O. Havemeyer Collection: Classical Art." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 25 (3): p. 75.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 34, 181, pl. 21g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney, Gary Tinterow, Susan Alyson Stein, Gretchen Wold, and Julia Meech. 1993. Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection p. 118, pl. 107, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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