A Chalcidian helmet, early 4th century BC For Sale

A Chalcidian helmet, early 4th century BC


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A Chalcidian helmet, early 4th century BC:
$19,000

A Chalcidian helmet
Type V, early 4th century BC
This helmet type probably belongs to a regional variant of later Chalcidian helmets from the area north of the Black Sea.
Massive bronze helmet with a beautiful emerald patina. The skull with a blunt medial ridge dividing the top in two hemispherical lobes and distinctly offset from the lower part. The lower part of the helmet with eyes openings. Between the eyebrows a lancet-shaped nasal. The lower edge behind the ear holes slightly bent downward, at the back of the skull, slightly higher, nearly horizontal and slightly domed neck guard. The cheek guards connected to the skull by a hinge with three bushings pecr cheek guard. The left and right hinge pin probably original. The helmet has six restored cracks. Apart from the mentioned restoration an excellently preserved, aesthetically pleasing ancient helmet without losses and :
Height without cheek guards 22 cmMaximum width at the rear section of the ear hole 18.9 cmMaximum length 27.9 cmWeight 1080 gr
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