Bronze helmet of Illyrian type


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158

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.).

Bronze helmet of Illyrian type, Bronze, Greek

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