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Eight-Plate Helmet

Date:
8th–10th century
Culture:
possibly Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, copper alloy, leather
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); D. 9 in. (22.9 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 4.5 oz. (1034.8 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.226
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet," April 5–July 4, 2006.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 68–69, no. 8, ill.

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