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Helmet

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

4th century BCE

Artist:

Greek; ancient Macedon, Greece

About this artwork

This bronze helmet was derived from the distinctive leather hat worn by the Thracians from the north and by Phrygians from the east. It is typical of helmets worn by the Macedonian army, especially by members of the infantry, during the fourth century BC. The holes on each side indicate where the cheekpieces were once attached.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Helmet

Origin

Macedonia

Date

400 BCE–301 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

35.6 × 19.4 × 30.5 cm (14 × 7 5/8 × 12 in.)

Credit Line

Costa A. Pandaleon Endowment

Reference Number

1978.297

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