Near Eastern Bronze Bronze helmet - 16×19×29 cm - (1)

Description
Near Eastern Bronze Bronze helmet - 16×19×29 cm - (1)
1000 v.Chr. - German private collection

Late 2nd half of the 2nd century B. C. to 1st century B.C.
The bronze dome with almost rectangular eye cutouts and short nose-guard is completely preserved and undamaged. There are two holes on the bottom edge on each side, presumably for a chin strap. The piece has a green to black and metallic patina on the outside, the inside shows the patina the piece was found with.

Exceptionally beautiful patina.

An absolutely museum-worthy piece. This type of helmet is extremely rare. I have only seen one similar item at an art dealer (Hermann Historica, Axel Guttmann-Sammlung...)

Acquired from a German private collection, privately owned by Michael P. (Wülfrath)

Height: 16 cm
Length: 24 cm
Width: 19 cm
Weight: 994 g

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Lot details
Culture
Near Eastern
Material
Bronze
Number of objects
1
Object
Bronze helmet
Dimensions
16×19×29 cm
Century/ Timeframe
1000 v.Chr.
Origin
German private collection
Condition
very good substance without damage
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