Inv. n°: MMoCA23

Bronze Helmet of Negau Type

The Negau helmet is named after the Slovenian village where many examples were discovered. It was a popular helmet among the Etruscans and throughout central Italy.

h. 22.2 x w. 21.2 x d. 23.5 cm

500-450 BC



  • Stendahl Gallery, California
  • Ex Jay C. Leff collection, Uniontown, Pennsylvania
  • Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 4th December 1969, lot 130
  • Property of Marilyn Kaytor, New York, 2007
  • Acquired at Christie’s New York, Antiquities Sale 2007 (Post-Sale acquisition), 4th June 2008, lot 227


  • Parke-Bernet Galleries, 4th December 1969, lot 130
  • Christie's New York, Antiquities Sale, 4th June 2008, lot 227
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 186, fig. 9

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