Ancient Greek life size helmet from Pella in 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. (find out more about Alexander the Great...)Dated to 300 B.C.
Handmade in Greece of solid bronze, an exact museum reproduction. Helmet includes stand.