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Bronze helmet of Illyrian type

Period:
Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) Width: 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) Depth: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Bill Blass, 2002
Accession Number:
2003.407.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The borders of the helmet around the face are embellished with lightly traced circles.
Vogel, Carol. April 4, 1993. "Home Design." New York Times Magazine, : figs. pp. 20-21.

Blass, Bill. 2002. Bare Blass, Cathy Horyn, ed. p. 136, New York: HarperCollins.

Hemingway, Seán Dr. 2004. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2003-2004." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 62(2): p. 7.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2004. "One Hundred Thirty-fourth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 134: p. 19.

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