Inv. n°: MMoCA143

Bronze Helmet of Illyrian type

The domed helmet, with two raised ridges running over the crown, with an everted rear flange and long point check-pieces forming a square facial opening edged with a border of studs.

h. 24 cm

c. 500 BC



  • Property of an English lady, acquired between 1968 - 1978
  • Christie's London, Antiquities Sale 9482, 6th November 2002, lot 55
  • Acquired at Bonhams London, Sale 15215, Antiquities, 26th April 2007, lot 301


  • Christie's, Antiquities Sale 9482, London, 6th November 2002, lot 55
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 200, fig. 57
  • Bonhams, Antiquities Sale 15215, London, 26th April 2007, lot 301


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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