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ID number:  BIRBI-49.11
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker:  Greek
Title / Object name:  Helmet
Object type:  Art object
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  7th/ 6th century BC
Materials:  Bronze
Measurements:  23.3 x 27.1 x 19.6 cm
Provenance:  Purchased from Spink & Son, September 1949, for £320

Corinthian, said to have been found at Olympia.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Inscribed on left cheekpiece: ZENOS OLYNPIOU [in archaic Greek script], meaning 'Sacred to Olympian Zeus'.

Notes:  Exhibited: 'Of Exceptional and Outstanding Merit: Treasures from the Barber Institute of Fine Arts', Wallace Collection, London, UK, 22 May 2013 - 01 September 2013

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