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Corinthian type helmet with boars

6th–5th century B.C.E.

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

In excellent condition, this bronze helmet is in the Corinthian style of mainland Greece, although this example was manufactured in Italy. The helmet is decorated with incised patterns depicting two boars, who face each other on the helmet's cheekpieces, and floral motifs. The work is an exceptional piece of metalworking, cleanly formed and luxuriantly decorated.

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  • Title: Corinthian type helmet with boars
  • Date Created: 6th–5th century B.C.E.
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 10 21/32 x 12 x 8 11/16 in. (27.099 x 30.48 x 22.1 cm)
  • Type: Costume
  • External Link: https://www.dma.org/object/artwork/4140687/
  • Medium: Bronze
  • culture: Etruscan; Apulian-Corinthian
  • Credit Line: Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Art Association purchase, Edwin J. Kiest Memorial Fund

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