Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Narce

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS850
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Faliscan | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Narce
Locus Tomb 43
Date Made 725-700 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze | Copper Alloy

Crested Helmet. Mended and restored. Made from two sheets of hammered bronze, one of which, slightly larger, is folded over the edge of the other along outer margin of crest and behind large protruding rivets beneath the crest. Oblong rectangular pieces riveted over the joints for greater strength where strain was heaviest. Nine rivets fasten each of the re-inforcements, 3 protruding ornamental rivets in center, 3 plain on either side. Decoration of crest: lines and rows of dots of various sizes arranged around a large central boss.

Height 43 cm
Length 8.5 cm
Width 40.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number 820 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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