Artist Etruscan
Title
  • Helmet
Date late 6th or early 5th century BCE
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall (object): 8 3/4 × 9 1/2 × 10 3/4 inches (22.2 × 24.1 × 27.3 cm)
Mount: 13 3/4 × 5 9/16 × 5 1/2 inches (34.9 × 14.1 × 14 cm)
Including base (mount): 15 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 10 3/4 inches (38.7 × 24.1 × 27.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Bacon Hill Fund
Accession Number 58.71
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S202, Level 2 (see map)
estate of Dr. Jacob Hirsch (New York, New York, USA);
1958-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robinson, F.W. "Bronze Helmet and Greaves," Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 37, no. 3 (1957-58): pp. 74-75 (ill.).

Exhibition of Ancient Italic and Etruscan Art. DIA. Detroit, January 14 - February 23, 1958.

Caccioli, D. A. The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14, Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2009, cat. no. 41, pp. 77-9, (ill.) pl. 45-6.