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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.

HM1019
$16,500


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