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.)

#5700

Ex: New York private collection, thence by descent. With an invoice from Mathias Komor, New York, 1968.

Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) front cover, p.17

Comparandum: The British Museum, London acc. no.: 1881,0725.1