Inv. n°: MMoCA342

Bronze Celto-Ligurian Helmet of Montefortino Type

With a central peak and a band around the body. The Ligures inhabited what now corresponds to: Liguria, northern Tuscany, Piedmont, part of Emilia-Romagna, part of Lombardy, and parts of southeastern France. They were assimilated by the Gauls, producing a Celto-Ligurian culture and then by the Romans in the 2nd century BC.

h. 14.2 cm

c. 2nd century BC



  • Ex French collection, France
  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries at Robert & Baille Sale, Drouot, Paris, 28th November 2008, lot 123
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 24th June 2009, RBP0801


  • Robert & Baille Sale, Drouot, Paris, 2008, lot 123
  • M. Junkelmann, "Roman Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 240, fig. 11


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

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