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Lamellar Helmet

Date:
13th–15th century
Culture:
Mongolian or Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, leather
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); Diam. 9 in. (22.9 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 2.5 oz. (978.1 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of William H. Riggs, by exchange, and The Sulzberger Foundation Inc. Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.158
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991–2002," September 4, 2002–January 18, 2004, no. 41.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet," April 5–July 4, 2006.

Nicolle, David, Greenhill Books, and Stackpole Books. Arms and Armour of the Crusading Era 1050–1350: Islam, Eastern Europe and Asia. Vol. II. London / Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 1999. pp. 317, 488, no. 813g, fig. 813g.

Broń i uzbrojenie Tatarów / Tartar Arms and Armour. Katalog zabytków tatarskich, Vol. 1. Warsaw, 1997. pp. 24, 48, no. 9, pl. 9.

Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 1991–2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. pp. 44–45, no. 41, ill. p. 45.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 70–71, no. 9, ill.



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