Inv. n°: MMoCA170b

Italic-Chalcidian Greek Bronze Breastplate

Part of a set of armour: a short bronze Samnite muscle breastplate with contoured anatomical details. Lining holes along the perimeter and remnants of rings in the shoulder area of the chest.

h. 30 cm

c. 500-400 BC



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection (AG 313a/b/R3), Berlin
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Auction 54, 11th April 2008, lot 344


  • Hermann Historica, Axel Guttmann Collection, Auction 54, 11th April 2008, lot 344
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 224, fig. 117
  • K.A. Kazek, Chasseurs & Gladiateurs : L'épopée des héros de l'arène, Éditions Heimdal, 2019-01-01, p. 19


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

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