Greek Bronze Illyrian Helmet
An ancient Greek bronze helmet of the Illyrian type, with raised crest lines, an angular neck guard and a carefully worked pseudo-rivet border that rises to a point at the ear.
Ca. 500-420 BC.
Published: R. Hixenbaugh and A. Valdman, Ancient Greek Helmets: a Complete Guide and Catalog, 2019, cat. no. I301.
Formerly in a Connecticut private collection; previously in the Bischoff collection, Vienna, Austria, 1980's; with Jean-David Cahn AG, Basel, Switzerland, 2003.