Description This type of helmet is commonly called "Corinthian" because it is worn by the goddess Athena on Corinthian coins, but helmets of this kind were not restricted to any one production center. The mask-like form covers the entire head, with openings only around the eyes and mouth.
Provenance Mr. E. Segredakis, New York, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, January 15, 1946, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1946
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