Inv. n°: MMoCA475

Greek Aryballos in the form of a Helmeted Head

A helmeted warrior’s head makes up the body of this small mold-made terracotta aryballos, likely used to hold perfumed oil. The helmet is a stylised variant of the Attic type, itself derived from the Corinthian original.

h. 5.7 cm

c. 600 BC



  • Ex French Private collection; accompanied by a french passport, France
  • Acquired at Charles Ede LTD, London, 14th December 2009


  • J. Boardman, "Greek Art" in M. Merrony (ed.), Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, France, 2011, p. 64, fig. 25


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

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