Inv. n°: MMoCA271

Greek Hellenic Bronze Trefoil Armour Plate

Three large disks with contoured edges and lining holes along the perimeter. The back plate fitted with riveted loops for attachment of the connecting plates (one small fragment preserved). At the shoulder rims of both plates show remnants of riveted hinges, iron pins and fragments of the shoulder connections. Metallic brown-gold to green patina.

h. 24.8 x w. 25.5 cm

4th century BC



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection AG234, Freiburg, 1988
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Munich, April 2009, lot 343


  • Hermann Historica, Auction 57, Munich, April 2009, lot 343
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 227, fig.126

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