Inv. n°: MMoCA286

Bronze Helmet of Corinthian Type

Hammered from a single sheeet of bronze, with almond-shaped eye cut-outs, spoon-shaped nose-guard, and riveted edges; still retaining one of the rivets.

h. 22.9 cm

2nd half of 7th century BC



  • Ex collection of Richard Aulatta, La Jolla, California
  • Acquired from Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1st May 2009, IN0801


  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2009, vol. XX, p. 74, no. 40
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 198, fig. 49
  • V. Torres- Hugon, "Hoplite, le premier guerrier de l'histoire", Antiquité, le magazine de l'Antiquité Européenne. Hors-série, Éditions Heimdal, Autumn 2017, no. 1, p. 20
  • V. Torres- Hugon, Hoplite, le premier guerrier de l'histoire, Éditions Heimdal, 2018, p. 20
  • Tobias Capwell and Hannah Higham, Henry Moore: the Helmet Heads, Philip Wilson Publishers, London, 2019
  • R. Hixenbaugh, Ancient Greek Helmets : A Complete Guide and Catalogue, 2019, p. 351


  • Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads, The Wallace Collection, London, UK, 2019 — 2019
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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