CORINTHIAN GREEK BRONZE HELMET
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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.

 

Early Classical, Ca. 500 BC

A single repair to the lower right cheek-piece.

 27.1 x 18.6 cm (10 2/3 x 7 1/3 inches)

Ex: New York private collection, thence by descent.

With an invoice from Mathias Komor, New York, 1968.

 

#5700

 

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  acc. no.: 1881,0725.1

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