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Helmets

 

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Gold Helmet

 

Date:2550 – 2450 BC.

Place: Tomb of Queen Puabi, Ur [Iraq]

 

Photographed at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 

 

 

 

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Boar’s Tusk Helmet

 

Date:  14th – 13th century BC

Place: From Sparta Tomb, Attica [Greece]

 

 

Photographed at the National Archeological Museum of Athens, Athens, Greece.

 

A boar’s tusk helmet is mentioned in Homer’s Iliad.

 

 

 

 

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Urartian Bronze Helmet

 

Date: 9th – 8th century BC.

Place: Probably North West Iran

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England. 

 

 

 

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Assyrian Helmet

 

Date: 8th century BC.

Place: Urartian [Iraq]

 

Photographed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts  USA.

 

He (God) put on righteousness as his breastplate,  and the helmet of salvation on his head; he put on the garments of vengeance  and wrapped himself in zeal as in a cloak. (Isaiah 59:17)

 

 

 

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Bronze Corinthian Helmet

 

Date: 7th – 6th century BC

Place: Unknown

 

Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA.

 

 

 

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Apulo-Corinthian Helmet

 

Date: 6th – 5th century BC.

Place: Greece

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England. 

 

 

 

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Cypriot Helmet

 

Date: 600 BC

Place: Grave 11 of the Royal Necropolis, Tamassos, Nikosia, Cyprus

 

Photographed at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

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Etruscan Helmet

 

Date: 6th century BC.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 

 

 

 

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Etruscan Helmet

 

Date: 4th century BC.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 

 

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Bronze Helmet

 

Date: Style used from c. 800 BC. – 100 AD.

Place: Corinth

 

Photographed at the Corinthian museum, Corinth, Greece.

 

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Marble Bust of Pericles with Corinthian Helmet

 

Date: Roman copy of an original from 450 BC

Place: Found in Lesbos [Greece]

 

Photographed at the Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

 

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Head of Athena Wearing Corinthian Helmet (on modern bust)

 

Date: Roman Copy of original from 400’s BC.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

 

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Parthian Helmet

 

Date: 249 BC. – 224 AD.

Place: Parthia [Iran, Eastern Turkey]

 

Photographed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts  USA.