A Fine Samnite Montefortino Type Helmet

A Fine Samnite Montefortino Type Helmet
A Fine Samnite Montefortino Type Helmet

A Fine Samnite Montefortino Type Helmet

Period

4th century B.C.

Dimension

30.5 cm. high (with cheekpieces)

Provenance

English private collection, prior to 1966

Literature

J. M. Paddock

The Bronze Italian Helmet: The development of the Cassis from the last quarter of the sixth century B. C. to the third quarter of the first century AD (University of London, Ph. D. Thesis), 1993.

D. G. Mitten and S. F. Doeringer

Master Bronzes from the Classical World, Mainz, 1967, p. 224, no. 227 for a similar helmet in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, from the William Randolph Hearst collection

H. Born

Antike Herstellungstechniken, Acta Praehistorica et Archaeologica, 21, 1989, pp. 99-103, pls. 1-5