Inv. n°: MMoCA158

Bronze Helmet of Chalcidian Type

With a monster scrolling above the brow, a central inverted 'V' with incised palmettes and stylized hair below; cusped cheek-pieces in front of the cut-away ear recesses.

h. 29.8 cm

Greek, 5th-4th century BC



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection, Berlin
  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries at Christie's Axel Guttmann Collection Sale, 6th November 2002, lot 68
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 25th February 2008, CLV50


  • Christie's London, The Art of War: The Axel Guttmann Collection, Part 1, 6th November 2002, lot 68
  • Minerva The International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology, May/June 2003
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Ancient Arms, Armor, and Images of Warfare, Royal-Athena Galleries, October 2004, p. 8, fig. 23
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2004, vol. XV, p. 24, fig. 53
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 217, fig. 104
  • R. Hixenbaugh, Ancient Greek helmets : A Complete Guide and Catalogue, 2019, p. 487, fig. X324


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

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