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Ancient Greece: Armor Helmet | by Samuel Merrin
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Ancient Greece: Armor Helmet

Originating in the 5th century BC in ancient Greece, this magnificent, intact bronze helmet is an exceptional example of Corinthian personal armor. It is skillfully beaten from a single sheet of bronze. Developed in the early-600's BC, the "Corinthian style" helmet had no ear holes, but a cap-shaped crown, solid nose guard, and flared cheek pieces.

 

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Taken on July 2, 2010