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Corinthian helmet of steel?
#1
Hi all,<br>
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in eBay I found several beautiful Corinthians, mostly made of steel (mostly cheaper), some made of brass. In my books an illustrations I only see helmets of bronze. So my question, is there any evidence for such types to be made of steel?<br>
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Thanks in advance<br>
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Uwe <p></p><i></i>
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#2
Thats an easy one, No. Corinthian helmet finds have all been Bronze. <p></p><i></i>
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#3
Thank You jhhoffman,<br>
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I thought in the same direction as I found not a single depiction showing other than bronze helmets, but I am no expert in Greek armour. So this helmet from eBay - as fine as it looks - is not really worth the money?<br>
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[url=http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=6127506060&ssPageName=STRK:MEBI:IT" target="top]cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=6127506060&ssPageName=STRK:MEBI:IT[/url] <p></p><i></i>
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#4
No, that doesn't look very good to me at all. Both the design and the material are questionable. <p></p><i></i>
Dan Diffendale
Ph.D. candidate, University of Michigan
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#5
Hi all,<br>
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on all remaining examples - except of the Illyrian type - I don't see any device to fix the helmet crest. Were the crests on e. g. Corinthian helmets detachable and how were they fixed at all?<br>
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Uwe<br>
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#6
High there the corinthian crest was held on by a couple of rings, I whole heartedly recommend Connolys "Greece and Rome at War", The helmet on ebay is pretty average if you want to see a good example of corinthian helmets have a look at these;<br>
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www.artemisgallery.com/it...temis.html<br>
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and<br>
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www.thecityreview.com/f02sant.html<br>
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Jason. <p></p><i></i>
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