Inv. n°: MMoCA171

Italic-Pilos Bronze Helmet

Of tall conical form with a carinated band around the lower portion with spiral crest attachments, a separately made neck-guard, sheet bronze wings at the sides, and hinged anatomical cheek-pieces.

h. 39 cm

4th - 3rd century BC



  • Axel Guttmann Collection (AG 279/ H 61), acquired in Freiburg, located in Berlin afterwards, 1988
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Auction 54, Munich, 11th April 2008, lot 345


  • H. Born, Sammlung Axel Guttmann-Antike Helme-Kalender, 1991
  • H. Born, Restaurierung antiker Bronzewaffen, Sammlung Axel Guttmann, vol. 2, Mainz, 1993, no. 4
  • Hermann Historica, Axel Guttmann Collection, Auction 54, 11th April 2008, lot 345
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 208, fig. 79
  • Randall Hixenbaugh, Ancient Greek helmet : A complete guide and catalogue, Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, New York, 2019, p. 530


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

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