|PHOENICIAN BRONZE HELMET
The bullet-shaped domed body is topped by a small knob.
A rare, heavyweight helmet from the eastern Mediterranean.
Some identical helmets were recovered in the eighties from a wreck lying in Israeli coastal waters.
Earlier 1st Millennium BC
H. 8 in. (20.8 cm.)
Ex collection of Axel Guttmann (1944-2001), Berlin.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 197.