Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS1606
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Provenience Italy | Etruria (uncertain)
Date Made 400BC-300BC
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze

Helmut (of Jockey Type). Bronze. Two ear flaps, one of which is original. Helmet decorated around lower edge with broad rope pattern, above which are two narrow bands of ornamentation, which is increased at the back by the addition of lined triangles. Helmet is broken at top by severe blow which destroyed crest, if there was one. Helmet resembles that on MS1613.

Height 32 cm
Length 26.3 cm
Width 20.8 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 841 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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