Iron helmet with a silver adornments.

Attic type with the visor.
Greece. Milos (?).
Iron, silver, gold, wood, leather.
Middlesecond half of the 4th cent. BCE.
Height ca. 22 cm; max. length and width (with visor) 30 × 22 cm.
Inv. No. .1834.42.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Arrived to the New Hermitage Museum after 1852 (?); in 1837 delivered to Petersburg and transferred to the Tsarskoje Selo Arsenal; found in 1834 near the Karantinnoe highway (Kerch) in a military burial. Excavation by A. B. Ashik.
Literature:
. . , , : 2 . ., 1840. . 1. . 140. 405; . . . ., 1846. . 132134; Gille F. Rockstuhl A. Musée de Tsarskoé Sélo ou collection darmes de Sa Majesté lEmpereur de toutes Les Russies. Saint Petersbourg; Carlsruhe, 18351853. Pl. XXXI; : 3 . ., 1854. . I. . LXII, CXLVIII 191; . II. . XXVIII, 1; . . ., 1861. . 242243. 682a; Baumeister A. Denkmäler des klassischen Altertums. Zur Erläuterung des Lebens der Griechen und Römer in Religion, Kunst und Sitte: 3 Bds. / Hrsg. von A. Baumeister. München; Leipzig, 1889. Bd III. S. 2036. Abb. 2214; Antiquités du Bosphore Cimmérien. Par S. Reinach. Paris, 1892. P. 77; Lipperheide F. J. von. Antike Helme. 1894. N 156; Schröder B. Thrakische Helme // JdI. Berlin, 1912. Bd XXVII. S. 317344. Taf. 13, 4, 5; . . // . ., 1941. . I. . 152157; . . . ., 1954. . 8384. . 37, 2; Waurick G. Untersuchungen zur historisierenden Rüstung in der römischen Kunst // Jahrb. RGZM. Bd 30. Mainz, 1983. S. 267. N 8. Taf. 38, 9; S. 271; . . // Stratum plus . .; , 1997. . 7381. . 1, 1 1, 3.
Credits:
2007. Photo, text: Aleksandr Velikij. Put na Vostok. Katalog vystavki. Gosudarstvennyj Ermitazh. Chistyj list, SPb, 2007, p. 108, cat. no. 60.
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