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Sea-Monster Helmet

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Jan van der Crabben
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published on 15 September 2014
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This bronze helmet has a crest with detachable horns shaped like horse-headed sea-monsters. The origin is unclear, it is perhaps a Messapian helmet from southern Italy. Circa 325-275 BCE.

Castellani Collection, Bronze 2824, British Museum, London, UK.

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Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.

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Crabben, J. v. d. (2014, September 15). Sea-Monster Helmet. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3026/sea-monster-helmet/

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Sea-Monster Helmet." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 15, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3026/sea-monster-helmet/.

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Sea-Monster Helmet." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Sep 2014. Web. 13 Apr 2021.

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