University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 70-4-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Hallstatt Culture
Western European
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
Credit Line:Purchased from J. J. Klejman, 1970

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Artifacts in Bloom (2003 - 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 41 Bottom row, rightView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Hamilton, Elizabeth G. 2003. "What in the World?: A Celtic Helmet?: Headgear from a Bronze Age Hoard". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 45 (1): 48.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Freidin, Nicholas. 1982. "Early Iron Age Luxury Imports: Into the Paris Basin". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 24 (3): 21-29. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, fig. 2View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Hencken, Hugh O. 1971. The Earliest European Helmets, Bronze Age and Early Iron Age. 28.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] de Beauregard, Olivier C. 1910. Les casques dits de Falaise.View Objects cited in this Publication

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