Chalcidian Helmet SOLD

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Description

A bronze helmet formed with a flared rim, nasal, raised panels to the upper section of the bowl,
repousse ridge forming curved brows; integral cheek-plate to each side, curved with a straight
forward edge; and attached with hinges as separate pieces.

The Chalcidian helmet was popular during the 5th and 4th centuries, although types
have also been found from the mid 6th Century BC.  It was popular in the Greek  occupied
region of Southern Italy and was a lightweight progression of the Corinthian helmet.

Height:  32 cm