Inv. n°: MMoCA287

Hellenistic Bronze Helmet of the Pilos Type

With a rounded, conical body topped by a crest-holder and two horns made of cut sheet, each set on a pin attached to the body by a leaf-shaped plate.

h. 36.2 cm

4th-3rd century BC



  • Ex German private collection
  • Acquired from Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1st May 2009, IN0801


  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2010, vol. XXI, p. 44, fig. 99
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 210, fig. 86
  • R. Hixenbaugh, in R. Hixenbaugh (ed.), Ancient Greek Helmets : A Complete Guide and Catalogue, 2019, p. 533, H255


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

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