Inv. n°: MMoCA270

Bronze Helmet of Apulo-Corinthian Type

This type of helmet was worn atop the head like a cap. The apertures for the eyes and nasal guard were too small to be functional and are purely decorative features.

h. 25.8 cm

5th century BC

Bronze

Provenance

  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection (AG 650/294), acquired in Krefeld
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Munich, 25th April 2009, lot 340

Publications

  • Hermann Historica, Auction 57, Munich, April 2009, lot 340
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 213, fig. 92

Exhibitions

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

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