Inv. n°: MMoCA168

Greek Helmet of Chalcidian Type

Decorated with stylised eye-brows and fixed paddle-shaped cheek guards. The thin band of discoloration along the edge is where a textile lining was once secured.

h. 19.5 cm

5th century BC



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection (H 322), acquired in Munich, located in Berlin afterwards, 1994
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Auction 54, Munich, 11th April 2008, lot 321


  • Hermann Historica, Auction 54, 11th April 2008, lot 321
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 202, fig. 65
  • V. Torres- Hugon, "Hoplite, le premier guerrier de l'histoire", Antiquité, hors-série, Éditions Heimdal, Autumn 2017, no. 1, p. 64
  • V. Torres- Hugon, Hoplite, le premier guerrier de l'histoire, Éditions Heimdal, 2018, p. 64
  • R. Hixenbaugh, Ancient Greek Helmets: A Complete Guide and Catalog, New York, 2019, pp. 454, 657, no. X58


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

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