A Hellenistic helmet of Pilos type, 4th century B.C. A bronze helmet with a conical domed bowl, a flattened crown, and a distinct high rim. No direct traces of a panache are discernible. However, soldering marks visible above the twin holes on each side of the bowl would once have secured two decorative medallions. In addition, a group of seven holes on top of the crown and some linear soldering marks to the right of it may indicate the former existence of a crest holder. There is also a small eyelet attached to the rear of the helmet's bowl. Reddish-brown pati,

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A Hellenistic helmet of Pilos type, 4th century B.C. A bronze helmet with a conical domed bowl, a flattened crown, and a distinct high rim. No direct traces of a panache are discernible. However, soldering marks visible above the twin holes on each side of the bowl would once have secured two decorative medallions. In addition, a group of seven holes on top of the crown and some linear soldering marks to the right of it may indicate the former existence of a crest holder. There is also a small eyelet attached to the rear of the helmet's bowl. Reddish-brown pati,
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Image ID: B477X3
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