Inv. n°: MMoCA183

Apulian-Corinthian Bronze Helmet

Tall bronze skull with an extended neck-guard, heavily contoured eyebrows and brow gable. Small eye cut-outs and a short nose. The large, completely enclosed cheekpieces are decorated with depictions of wild boars. A fishbone pattern on the helmet rims, and palmette decoration on the brow. Riveted, longitudinal helmet plume fork.

h. 25 cm

6th - 5th century BC



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection (H166 /AG 463), acquired in Paris, 1990
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, sale 56, Munich, 8th October 2008, lot 44


  • Hermann Historica, Auction 56, Munich, October 2008, lot 44
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 214, fig. 94


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

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