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Bronze winged Phrygian-Attic helmet from Italy BC

Phrygian-Chalcidian bronze winged helmet, 4th century BCE

Phrygian-Chalcidian bronze winged helmet, 4th century BCE

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Greek Chalcidian Type Bronze Winged Helmet, Circa Century BC In relief on the brow a central gorgoneion flanked by griffins between contoured ribs, a moulded spiral on each temple with restored.

Helmet Greek, South Italy, 350 - 300 B.C. Bronze

Helmet of Chalcidian Type (Getty Museum)

A Chalcidian tinned bronze helmet. Circa 5th-4th Century B.C.

A Chalcidian tinned bronze helmet.

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Samnite Bronze Helmet and Neckguard, C. 450 BC

Samnite Bronze Helmet and Neckguard, C. 450 BC This imposing helmet is a unique hybrid of the Samnite-Chalcidian type. The Samnites were an Italic people living in Samnium (map) in south-central Italy who fought several wars with the Roman Republic.

Attic helmet

Attic helmet

A GREEK BRONZE HELMET  CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

A Greek bronze Chalcidian helmet circa century BCE.

Roman bronze helmet, circa 1st century A.D. This may be a cavalry helmet, it's missing its cheekpieces and/or mask.

virtual-artifacts: “ Roman parade helmet, bronze with brass plate and tinned, with an eagle in relief.

Roman cavalry helmet

somepoorsod: “ “ Roman cavalry helmet ” I love the fact that it has actually has ears on it.

Circa 550-500 BC An ancient Greek bronze helmet of the Chalcidian type, with a carinated ridge around the top, rising to a point over the forehead, and large repoussé volutes on the rounded cheek pieces.

Circa BC An ancient Greek bronze helmet of the Chalcidian type, with a carinated ridge around the top, rising to a point over the forehead, and large repoussé volutes on the rounded cheek pieces.

Roman iron and bronze helmet, ca 150 A.D.

Roman iron and bronze helmet, tinned cavalry type, with laurel on the crown and eagle on the back.

Bronze pilos helmet from South Italic panoply

Bronze Pilos Helmet, decorated with horns in the shape of sea serpents, and hinged cheek-pieces.

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Ancient Greece clearly had ways to protect their soldiers. Dating back to the 5th century B.C., this helmet is an early application of the basic ideas of math. War was a great platform to try innovations. To consider an average soldiers dimensions, from legs to body to head, a blacksmith had to mold his creations around a soldier. Measurements would have been taken, and unique metals such as silver and brass were used to make this piece.

Chalcidian helmet, century B. Ornamented with a silver satyr's head, the cheek-pieces may not belong to the helmet, but they are ancient and of the appropriate type British museum

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