CHALCIDIAN BRONZE HELMET

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CHALCIDIAN BRONZE HELMET

Hammered out of single sheet of bronze, semi-spherical upperpart with raised decorative edging of the perimeter; cheek-pieces joined to helmet by hinges, pierced for interior leather lining, loop-shaped cut-outs on either sides for the ears; back of helmet straight down to protect the neck

Ex priv coll Mr. B, Belgium, acquired 1975
H. 26 cm. Repaired

3rd – 2nd cent. BC

P.O.R.

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