Corinthian Greek Bronze Helmet
The Corinthian helmet type was first developed in the Seventh Century BC and evolved continuously well into the Fourth Century BC. There is perhaps no other more compelling icon of ancient Greece, invoking all its historical and mythological glory.
A single repair to the lower right cheek-piece.
Early Classical, Ca. 500 BC
Height: 27.1 cm. (10 11/16 in.)
Width: 18.6 cm. (7 5/16 in.)
Ex: New York private collection, thence by descent.With an invoice from Mathias Komor, New York, 1968.
Exhibited: BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) front cover, p.17
Comparandum:The British Museum, London acc. no.: 1881,0725.1