Greek Bronze Illyrian Helmet

 

Greek Bronze Illyrian Helmet

An ancient Greek bronze helmet of the Illyrian type, with raised crest lines, a rivet at the brow, an angular neck guard and a beveled border with small punched circles.

Ca. 550 - 480 BC.
Height: 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm).

Confer for similar examples: Musee du Louvre, Paris, inv. no. BR4117, found in Grave III at Mikra Karabournaki, Macedonia by the Fouilles du service archeologique de l'Armee d'Orient in 1917; National Archaeological Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria, found in Grave I at Trebenista, Macedonia in 1918; and several examples from Archontiko Necropolis at Pella.

For similar Greek bronze Illyrian helmets, cf., R. Hixenbaugh and A. Valdman, Ancient Greek Helmets: a Complete Guide and Catalog, (2019), cat. nos. I185 - I256.

Formerly in a New Jersey private collection.

Inv#: 8611

Reserved

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