A Smorgasbord of Roman Artefacts: Part Three
Let’s get straight back into the thick of it. We’ve lots of ground to cover and it’s doubtful whether we’ll ever clear the whole lot. In 20...
archaicwonder: “ Rare Griffin-crested Greek Chalcidian Helmet, 4th century BC The Chalcidian helmet was especially popular in Greece in the fourth and fifth centuries BC. This style was also worn...
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Manchu Imperial Guard's Parade Uniform Helmet Qing Dynasty 1655 to 1911 Late 19th century Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art 4
Photographed at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. Murray Warner Collection
Tibetan Lamellar Helmet: 3/4 View - "Tibetan helmet, of a type used from the 8th – 16th centuries. Helmet skull made of eight plates laced together with leather, with an attached skirt formed from the type of lamellar known as 'willow leaf.' Surprisingly well-preserved examples of these helmets still exist in Tibetan monasteries, having been acquired and maintained by the priesthood from warriors who took vows."
Jacopo da Cannobio, called Bichignola | Barbute | Italian, Brescia | The Met
Marking: Stamped on the right cheek: the lion of Saint Mark (the stamp of the Republic of Venice); stamped twice at back of the bowl on the right: a horned animal head (goat or ram), and the letters IdB surmounted by a double cross with a split foot