Macedonian Lionhead Full size Helmet

Macedonian Lionhead Full size Helmet

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. (find out more about Alexander the Great...)

The helmet resembles the head of a lion, a characteristic design for a general of the Macedonian army. Dated to 330 B.C.

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


51 cm (20 in.)

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