A bronze Etruscan helmet, captured at the battle of Cumae and deposited in the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia as a dedication to the god. The inscription translates 'Hieron, son of Deinomenes, and the Syracusans, [dedicated] to Zeus Etruscan [spoils] from Cumae'.

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A bronze Etruscan helmet, captured at the battle of Cumae and deposited in the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia as a dedication to the god. The inscription translates 'Hieron, son of Deinomenes, and the Syracusans, [dedicated] to Zeus Etruscan [spoils] from Cumae'.

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  • A bronze Etruscan helmet, captured at the battle of Cumae and deposited in the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia as a dedication to the god. The inscription translates 'Hieron, son of Deinomenes, and the Syracusans, [dedicated] to Zeus Etruscan [spoils] from Cumae'.

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  • A bronze Etruscan helmet, captured at the battle of Cumae and deposited in the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia as a dedication to the god. The inscription translates 'Hieron, son of Deinomenes, and the Syracusans, [dedicated] to Zeus Etruscan [spoils] from Cumae'.

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  • A bronze Etruscan helmet, captured at the battle of Cumae and deposited in the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia as a dedication to the god. The inscription translates 'Hieron, son of Deinomenes, and the Syracusans, [dedicated] to Zeus Etruscan [spoils] from Cumae'.

    Full: Front