Megarean Helmet

Megarean Helmet

MV1357
 
$89.00
Ancient Greek life size helmet from the city of Megara in West Attica.

During the second Persian invasion of Greece (480-479 BC) Megara fought alongside the Spartans and Athenians at crucial battles such as Salamis and Plataea. Arguably the most famous citizen of Megara in antiquity was Byzas, the legendary founder of Byzantium in the 7th century BC which later became Constantinople.

Dated to 550 B.C. Handmade in Greece of solid bronze, an exact museum reproduction. Helmet includes stand.


Characteristics

Material
Bronze
Height
21.5 cm (8.5 in.)

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