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Macedonian Helmet

$599.00

Macedonian Helmet

$599.00

Description

Ancient Greek life size helmet from Macedonia.

Macedonia rose from a small kingdom at the periphery of Classical Greek affairs, to one which came to dominate the entire Hellenic world, occurred under the reign of Philip II. For a brief period, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, it became the most powerful
state in the world, controlling a territory that included the former Persian empire, stretching as far as the Indus River; at that time it inaugurated the Hellenistic period of Ancient Greek civilization.

The helmet bears a griffin in its crest and a spiral meander on its two sides. It probably belonged to a high ranking officer of the Macedonian army. Dated to 330 B.C.

Handmade in Greece of solid bronze, an exact museum reproduction.

Characteristics:

Material: Bronze
Height: 30 cm (12 in.)