Early Corinthian Greek Helmet
The entire perimeter is pierced for lacing. Some loss to the back edge. There is an ancient dent and a small hole, the result of a blow from a sword, on the proper rear right crown. No repair or restoration.
early 6th Century BC
Height: 21 cm. (8 1/4 in.)
Width: 18.7 cm. (7 3/8 in.)
Depth: 30.6 cm. (12 1/16 in.)
Ex: The Estate of the late Mr. L.C., New York (d. June 2019). Acquired 1991, New York Market. Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired it from the estate in January 2020.
BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020)
Metropolitan Museum of Art acc. no.2003.407.3