Athenian 2601 Hoplite Full Size Helmet
Ancient Greek life size helmet from Athens.
Athens was the richest and most famous city-state in ancient Greece. Its sea-faring trade reached from Gibraltar in the West to the Middle East. Together with Sparta and other allied Greek city-states, they defeated the much larger Persian invasion army in the 5th century BC.
Athens is considered the city where Philosophy, Democracy and the Dramatic Arts were born.
The helmet is dated to 490 B.C.
Handmade in Greece of solid bronze, an exact museum reproduction.Characteristics