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Foot of the Monts d'Eraines near Chateau d'Ailly
Late Bronze Age
Bronze; Two sheets of bronze attached front and back by folding a flap of metal from one over the other at rim; 3 rivets secure. Crest made by folding edge of one sheet over the other; decorated by fine parallel incised lines.
Purchased from J. J. Klejman
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)
Artifacts in Bloom (2003 - 2003)
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 178
[Article] Hamilton, Elizabeth G. 2003. "What in the World?: A Celtic Helmet?: Headgear from a Bronze Age Hoard". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 45 (1): 48.
[Book] Hencken, Hugh O. 1971. The Earliest European Helmets, Bronze Age and Early Iron Age. 28. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66-67, figure 40
[Book] de Beauregard, Olivier C. 1910. Les casques dits de Falaise.
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