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Helmet

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Object Number:
70-4-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Western European
Hallstatt Culture
Provenience:
France
Normandy
Calvados
Bernieres d'Ailly
Locus:
Foot of the Monts d'Eraines near Chateau d'Ailly
Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date Made:
1199-700 BC
Early Date:
-1199
Late Date:
-700
Section:
European
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Incised
Description:
Bronze; Two sheets of bronze attached front and back by folding a flap of metal from one over the other at rim; 3 rivets secure. Crest made by folding edge of one sheet over the other; decorated by fine parallel incised lines.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. J. Klejman

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)
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Artifacts in Bloom (2003 - 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 178
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[Article] Hamilton, Elizabeth G. 2003. "What in the World?: A Celtic Helmet?: Headgear from a Bronze Age Hoard". Expedition. 45 (1): 48.
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[Book] Hencken, Hugh O. 1971. The Earliest European Helmets, Bronze Age and Early Iron Age. 28. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66-67, figure 40
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[Book] de Beauregard, Olivier C. 1910. Les casques dits de Falaise.
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