Inv. n°: MMoCA39

Bronze Helmet of Illyrian Type

The domed helmet with two raised parallel ridges running over the crown, each with smaller ridges at the outer edge, with a central frontal tang and loop at the back for attachment of a crest, with an everted rear flange and long pointed cheek-pieces perforated at the forward tip.

h. 20.3 cm

6th-5th century BC



  • Ex collection of Kevork Ahrenonian, Brussells and Paris, acquired in the late 1980s
  • Property of Chris Martin of Ancient Art, London, late 1980s - 2000
  • Acquired by W. Furness, Glastonbury, UK, 2000
  • Acquired at Bonhams London, Sale 15941 - Antiquities, 15th October 2008, lot 209


  • Bonhams London, Antiquities Sale, 15th October 2008, lot 209


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

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