Bronze helmet of Illyrian type
- 5th or early 4th century B.C.
- Height 26 cm (from cheek guard to crown)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Martin E. Segal, 2006
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The Illyrian helmet was a popular type in the Classical period. A similiar helmet with the elaborate plumed crest that was once attached between the ridges on the top appears on silver tetraobols of the Macedonian King Perdiccas II (ca. 454-413 B.C.).