Inv. n°: MMoCA360

Roman Miniature Bronze Helmet of the Corinthian Type

A rare votive helmet with flaring neck-guard, long pointed cheek-pieces and semi-circular arched brows either side of a short nose-guard. A long arching crest inlaid with silver strips surmounts the domed crown. The edge of the helmet is also outlined with a similar narrow silver strip.

h. 5.2 cm

1st-2nd century AD



  • Ex private German collection, Germany
  • Galleria Serodine SA, Ascona (Switzerland), 2008
  • Acquired at Rupert Wace Ancient Art Limited, London, 17th June 2009, 14790 (360)


  • M. Junkelmann, "Roman Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 237, fig. 2


  • Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair, London, England, 2009 — 2009
  • The Winter Show, New York, USA, 2009 — 2009
  • The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), MECC, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2009 — 2009
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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