H. 11 in. (27.9 cm); Diam. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 3.6 oz. (1462.8 g)
Rogers Fund, 1904
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379
Like most Ottoman helmets of the sixteenth century, this example originally was fitted with a projecting bring, cheekpieces, and a neck plate at the back, all of which were lost long ago. The floral designs around its rim are similar to the decoration on Iznik pottery of the period.