Ancient Urartian Bronze Conical Helmet

13775. Ancient Urartian Bronze Conical Helmet

Ca. 8th century BC.

Elegant conical shape formed from a hammered sheet of metal and tapering to a tall point. The front with a lightning symbol in relief, extending up in a tapering central rib, three horizontal encircling ridges below, with a row of holes along the edge for attachment of the lining.
Size 12 1/4 inches high x 8 3/4 inches diam + custom mounted. Nice original archaeological patina.
Provenance: Ex Todd Figi California, acq 2000s.


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