Inv. n°: MMoCA92

Bronze Helmet Cheek-piece

Bearing a relief scene of a cuirass-clad warrior wielding a shield and standing over a muscled, nude warrior trying to fend off his attacker with a rounded shield. Possibly a representation of Achilles slaying Hector.

h. 16.5 cm

C. 425 - 375 BC



  • Ex Merrin Gallery, New York
  • Ex private collection, New York
  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries from Arte Primitivo Sale, New York, 2007, lot 170
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, 22nd October 2008, RND02


  • Howard S. Rose Gallery, Inc, Arte primitivo', Antiquities and Fine Art Featuring the Sam Schaefler Collection, 2007, p. 79, fig. 170
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2008-01-01, vol. XIX, p. 40, fig. 80


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

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