Danube Virtual Museum

The helmet of the Illyrian - Greco type

Title: The helmet of the Illyrian - Greco type
Location/Region: Unknown site on the Danube
Chrolonology: 1000 BC - 1 AD
Museum: Historical Museum of Serbia
Country: Serbia
Period: Early Iron Age
Closer Dating: 5th century AD
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: W 20, L 22, H 24 cm
Production Technique: Molding
Bibliography: Petar Pop-Lazić, Grčko-ilirski šlem, Vesnik Vojnog muzeja, Beograd 1984.

Description

The helmet of the Illyrian - Greco type with trapezoidal aperture and paragnatides. There are two parallel ribs along the calotte. Edge of the helmet’s back is curved outward.