Bronze pilos (helmet of conical shape)


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

The type of helmet known as a pilos is derived from a felt cap of similar shape, often included in depictions of herdsmen and others who worked outdoors.

Bronze pilos (helmet of conical shape), Bronze, Greek

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