Inv. n°: MMoCA266

Greek Hellenistic Winged Helmet of Pilos Type

Of conical form with a carinated band around the lower portion, perforated holes on each side, crest attachment in the form of wheels at the top, riveted bronze rings at front and back, round appliques around side, tubular plume holders and large bronze wings over the ears.

h. 23 cm

4th-3rd century BC



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection (AG 291/H69), 1994
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Auction 57, Munich, 22nd April 2009, lot 327


  • Hermann Historica, Auction 57, Munich, April 2009, lot 327
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 208, fig. 78
  • Nice-Matin, France, 3rd March 2013, p. 32
  • H. Born, in R. Hixenbaugh (ed.), Ancient Greek Helmets : A Complete Guide and Catalogue, 2019, p. 532, H242
  • R. Holmes, "Ancient Greek Helmets: 8 Types and their Characteristics" in R. Holmes (ed.), The Collector, Florida, 26th September 2020, [on-line] available at


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

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