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The shape, decoration,  craftsmanship of this bronze helmet suggest that it is the work of a Corinthian craftsman  can be dated circa 650-625 BC. The Corinthian helmet was widespread in Greece from the 7th century BC onward. Its origin is ascribed to the workshops in Argos, but it is frequently portrayed on Corinthian vases,  substantial quantities seem to have been made at Corinth. The helmet was part of the equipment of hoplites... heavily armed soldiers

The shape, decoration, craftsmanship of this bronze helmet suggest that it is the work of a Corinthian craftsman can be dated circa 650-625 BC. The Corinthian helmet was widespread in Greece from the 7th century BC onward. Its origin is ascribed to the workshops in Argos, but it is frequently portrayed on Corinthian vases, substantial quantities seem to have been made at Corinth. The helmet was part of the equipment of hoplites... heavily armed soldiers

Greek Corinthian Helmet with Serpent Crest by GreekMythos on Etsy, $93.00

Greek Corinthian Helmet with Serpent Crest by GreekMythos on Etsy, $93.00

Corinthian bronze helmet from the Peloponnese Late 6th century BC..

Corinthian bronze helmet from the Peloponnese Late 6th century BC..

Corinthian bronze helm from the trove of spoils at Olympia, c. 460 BC. The inscription on the lower rim tells that the Argives took it from the Corinthians in battle and, in gratitude, dedicated it to Zeus.

Corinthian bronze helm from the trove of spoils at Olympia, c. 460 BC. The inscription on the lower rim tells that the Argives took it from the Corinthians in battle and, in gratitude, dedicated it to Zeus.

A CELTIC BRONZE HELMET  3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.  Of domed form with attached tall knopped finial, moulded inverted-V ribs above the brow extending into encircling band around the crown, each side with three raised decorative bosses, with dents

A CELTIC BRONZE HELMET 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C. Of domed form with attached tall knopped finial, moulded inverted-V ribs above the brow extending into encircling band around the crown, each side with three raised decorative bosses, with dents

A GREEK BRONZE HELMET OF CHALCIDIAN TYPE   LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

A GREEK BRONZE HELMET OF CHALCIDIAN TYPE LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

Chalcidian helmet and a pair of greaves, bronze, 5th/4th century BC

Chalcidian helmet and a pair of greaves, bronze, 5th/4th century BC

Greek bronze Pilos helmet, of conical form with a recessed carinated band around the lower portion. Ca. 400-300 BC. h. 35 cm. Pilos helmet takes its name from felt shepherd's cap whose form it replicates. This helmet came into use during later Peloponnesian War, replacing earlier more closed and restrictive forms like Corinthian. Pilos was especially favored among Macedonian cavalrymen of 4th c BC. Helmet appears prominently on Macedonian coinage of Alexander the Great and his successors.

Greek bronze Pilos helmet, of conical form with a recessed carinated band around the lower portion. Ca. 400-300 BC. h. 35 cm. Pilos helmet takes its name from felt shepherd's cap whose form it replicates. This helmet came into use during later Peloponnesian War, replacing earlier more closed and restrictive forms like Corinthian. Pilos was especially favored among Macedonian cavalrymen of 4th c BC. Helmet appears prominently on Macedonian coinage of Alexander the Great and his successors.

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