Ancient Greek Helmets
Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its upcoming gallery exhibition: Ancient Greek Helmets. The exhibition presents a large and important selection of authentic ancient Greek helmets, a selection that rivals the finest museum collections, representing each of the distinctive ancient Greek helmet forms spanning the entire period of their production and use on the battlefield.
In conjunction with the exhibition will be the release of the new book: Ancient Greek Helmets: a Complete Guide and Catalog. The most comprehensive study ever produced on the subject of ancient Greek armor, tracing the development of the ancient Greek helmet from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic Period, cataloging over 2100 ancient Greek helmets in both public and private collections, examining every aspect of the design, manufacture, use, and cultural relevance of the military helmet in ancient Greek culture.
Also on view will be the original artwork, photo-realistic gouache paintings of ancient Greek helmets, by the artist Alexander Valdman. Over 700 of his illustrations are included in the book.