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helmet / games/sporting equipment
Bronze gladiator's helmet. It has a grille of linked circles to protect the face, and a broad brim to protect the back and sides of the head. At the front of the helmet is a medallion of Hercules.
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii, said to have been found in the gladiators' barracks at Pompeii. (said to be from)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Height: 48.26 centimetres
See Sotheby's catalogue, Tuesday 11th May 1946, no. 139A.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA4135
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