|CHALCIDIAN BRONZE HELMET WITH INCISED DECORATION
Narrow elongated skull with a carinated and crested crown, holes for the plume attachment, large cheek pieces, and a short flaring neck guard. The forehead has decorative eyebrows in relief and richly incised palmettes, serpents' heads, locks of hair, and floral ornamentation.
5th-4th Century BC
H. 9 in. (23 cm.)
Ex collection of Axel Guttmann (1944-2001), Berlin, acquired in Krefeld 1990.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 96.