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Archaic Period, Late 7th century BC. A greek bronze helmet hammered from a single heavy sheet, of domed form, with a flaring neck-guard, elongated almond-shaped eye holes, and a protruding nose-guard rounded at the tip, perforated along the perimeter with eight pins preserved; ancient repair to the guard after battle damage. Cf. Born H. and Hansen S. Helme und Waffen Alteuropas: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, IX, Mainz, 2001, p.178, pl.137 (AG 505). 1.7 kg, 21.5cm high (8 1/4"). Ex Frank Sternburg gallery, Zurich, Switzerland; acquired in the early 1990s. TimeLine Auctions Ltd arranges printed catalogue rostrum Auctions, eAuctions and Timed Auctions where we offer antiquities, ancient artefacts / artifacts, antiques, collectibles, coins, medals and books for public sale.

Condition

Fine condition, some restoration as is usual with these pieces.

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£10,000.00

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Greek Bronze Corinthian Helmet

Auction ended on Thu, Sep 4, 2014
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Estimate £10,000 - £15,000
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