An impressive Illyrian helmet, type III A, 6th to 5th century B.C.
Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots
Hammer price € 13,000Show related lots
DescriptionIllyrian helmet (type III A) with rectangular face cutout, wide bush track and neck guard. The edges impressively framed by a narrow punched brass band. The bushes are closed at the front and back by a crossbar. Two pierced holes at the back between the bush track and the neck guard, and one in the centre of the forehead at the front. Good metal substance with only a few small additions and stabilisations. Dimensions 32 (height) x 26 (depth) x ca. 19 cm (width).
Provenance: Swiss private collection.
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