Villanovan type helmet with pointed crown and ogee crest.
Bronze Helmet by Unknown Artist, 8th century BC
© British Museum
- 35 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- Spink & Son
Made of hammered sheet-metal in 2 parts, joined by folding one edge over the other but rivetted together at the forehead and nape. Early Iron Age, probably imported from the Danube region.
Believed to have been found at Vulci, Italy.