Inv. n°: MMoCA269

Villanovan Shield Shaped Decorated Breastplate

With concentrical decorated areas, filled with finely punched ornaments; triangles, points, bosses, lines and stylised horses with riders, hammered boss decor, in the centre a riveted larger boss. Close to the rim two holes for attachment of the body strap.

Ø 24.5 cm

8th century BC



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection (AG 465), Zurich, 1987 - 1988
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Auction 57, Munich, April 2009, lot 336


  • Hermann Historica München, 22 april 2009, Auktion 57, lot 336


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

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