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>Costume Studies
>>490BC Greek hoplites
>>>helmets
>>>>Illyrian
Subject: ὁπλίτης heavy infantry hoplite 
Culture: Classical Greek
Setting: late Archaic, Persian wars, Aegean 7th-5thc BC
Object: Illyrian helmet








* Royal Ontario Museum > Gallery of the Bronze Age Aegean
"'ILLYRIAN' HELMET -- 
BATTLE OF PLATAIA
Beaten from a single sheet of bronze, with hammered out (repousse) ridges along the top.  A type found in mainland Greece and Yugoslavia.  Reportedly found at the battlefield of Plataia, 479 BC.
Bronze.  6th to early 5th century BC."






* Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Bronze helmet of Illyrian type
Greek, 
early 5th century B.C.
In the Illyrian helmet, the opening for the face is rectilinear, with a horizontal line at the forehead and two verticals at the inner edges of the cheekpieces.  Two parallel ridges on the crown frame the crest."





* Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Bronze helmet of the Illyrian type
Greek, 
late 6th-early 5th century B.C.
Said to be from the Argolid, Greece"






​* Harwood International > Samurai Collection
"Illyrian helmet
c. 7th - early 6th century B.C.
Bronze" ...