A Corinthian type helmet hammered from a single sheet which made it far more resistant.
Helmet by Unknown Artist, 6th century BC
© Manchester Museum
- 25.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,974 ( Total: £31,957)
- Acquired in:
It has a simple domed form with a long noseguard, almond shaped eyes and an off-set neckguard. The edge of the helmet is pierced with holes for attaching a lining.
Part of a collection gathered during the 19th Century; Charterhouse collection by mid-20th Century; Sotheby's sale of the Charterhouse collection in 2002.
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