Inv. n°: MMoCA173

Roman Bronze Helmet

A parade helmet embossed with brass plate and tinned, with a finely sculpted double eagle in full relief.

h. 32.4 cm

AD 100-200

Bronze

Provenance

  • Axel Guttmann Collection (AG 471)
  • Christie's, Axel Guttmann Sale, November 2002, lot 90
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Auction 54, Munich, 11th April 2008, lot 363

Publications

  • M. Junkelmann, Reiter wie Statuen aus Erz, Mainz, 1996, p. 96 (no. O 120)
  • H. Born and M. Junkelmann, Romische Kampf-und Turnierrustung, Sammlung Axel Guttmann, Mainz, 1997, 109 ff, illus. 110, 116-118, Plates IV V XXV XXVII LIV and LV
  • Christie’s, Axel Guttmann Sale, 6th November 2002
  • Hermann Historica, Auction 54, 11th April 2008, lot 363
  • M. Junkelmann, "Roman Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, pp. 256-257, fig. 56
  • M. Merrony, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, La collection de la famille Levett, France, 2012, p. 73
  • Egypte Ancienne, May/June/July 2013, no. 8, p. 70
  • Minerva: the International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology, May/June 2017, no. 5a, 5b, p. 10
  • Andrei Negin, "The Old Zeichhaus Library" in A. Negin (ed.), Roman Decorated Armour from the Pincipate, Russian Vityazi Foundation, Russia, 2020, p. 118

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011
  • Hadrian’s Cavalry, Segedunum House, Hadrian’s Wall Country, UK, 8th April 2017 — 10th September 2017

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