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Greek - Lucanian Infantry Helmet
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Description
Circa 5th-4th century BC. A repoussé bronze helmet of the classic Lucanian type with hinged cheek-pieces; the skull with carinated dome and repoussé band detailing over the brow; short leaf-shaped nasal with thick rim; scrolled rear neck-guard with rolled edge; D-shaped cheek-plates with inverted edges. Copper-alloy, 1.0kg, 31 cm. From an old English collection. The Lucanian helmet type was widely used in Greece and southern Italy in the 5th century BC.
Condition
Very fine condition, some restoration. Very rare.
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Greek - Lucanian Infantry Helmet

Estimate £10,000 - £14,000
Mar 18, 2011
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Starting Price £5,000
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0448: Greek - Lucanian Infantry Helmet
Sold for £15,5002 Bids
Est. £10,000 - £14,000Starting Price £5,000
TimeLine Auctions 18 March Sale
Mar 18, 2011 4:30 AM EDT
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Lot 0448 Details
Description
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Circa 5th-4th century BC. A repoussé bronze helmet of the classic Lucanian type with hinged cheek-pieces; the skull with carinated dome and repoussé band detailing over the brow; short leaf-shaped nasal with thick rim; scrolled rear neck-guard with rolled edge; D-shaped cheek-plates with inverted edges. Copper-alloy, 1.0kg, 31 cm. From an old English collection. The Lucanian helmet type was widely used in Greece and southern Italy in the 5th century BC.
Condition
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Very fine condition, some restoration. Very rare.
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