A CHALCIDIAN TYPE BRONZE WINGED HELMET
Circa 375 B.C.
"One of the dominant helmet types seen in Alexander's armies. This form would eventually evolve into the helmet worn by the feared soldiers of Rome."
The domed crown with carinated perimeter at the rear, a moulded spiral motif on the temples, the extended wings with detailed feathering attached above, inverted v-shaped contours and moulded rib across the brow, attachment ring at the center back and front, with hinged cheekpieces.27.3 cmProvenance:Acquired in 1990.