HELMET - Greek-Illyrian

HELMET - Greek-Illyrian

Your Price: $15,000.00
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Product Number:51275

Size:

9" x 8"

Date:

600-500 BC
Bronze helmet used in Ancient Greek warfare, with green patina and encrustation. Hammered from a single sheet of Bronze. Two parallel raised ridges on top, with evenly spaced rivets around the square face, and a flared rim in the back. The Illyrian helmet is named after the Greek city-state of Illyria, which was an area located in the western region of the Balkan Peninsula. Rare and very important piece.

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