Bronze domed helmet surmounted by a knob. Decorated with punched bands of stylised boars' tusks and spirals

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Details

  • Title

    Bronze domed helmet surmounted by a knob. Decorated with punched bands of stylised boars' tusks and spirals

  • Associated place

    Greece (place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    copper alloy

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    17.8 cm (height)
    21 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Malcolm H. Wiener FSA, in honour of Dr Christopher Brown CBE, Director of the Ashmolean Museum, 1998-2014, and of pre-eminent Aegean archaeologist Sinclair Hood and the late Rachel Hood, longstanding memers of the Aegean archaeology community in Oxford and throughout the world, 2015.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 20 | Aegean World
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN2015.5

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Further reading

Buchholz, Hans-Günter, Matthäus, Hartmut and Wiener, Malcolm, ‘Helme mit Berücksichtigung eines unbekannten altägäischen Bronzehelms’, Hans-Günter Buchholz, Kriegswesen, 3: Ergänzungen und Zusammenfassung, Archaeologia Homerica (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2010)

M. Mödlinger, ‘From Greek Boar's‐Tusk Helmets to the First European Metal Helmets: New Approaches on Development and Chronology’, Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 32 (4), (2013), no. 1, pp. 401-403, fig. 5

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