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Armet

Date:
ca. 1535
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); W. 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm); D. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 4 oz. (2835 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.563
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Draper, James David, and Joan R. Mertens. Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Memories and revivals of the classical spirit.. Athens: National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum, August 15–November 15, 1979. pp. 130–131, cat. no. 36, illus.

Williams, Alan. The Knight and the Blast Furnace: A History of the Metallurgy of Armour in the Middle Ages & the Early Modern Period. History of Warfare, Vol. 12. Leiden: Brill, 2002. p. 261.



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