Sea-Monster Helmet

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Jan van der Crabben
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published on 15 September 2014

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. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College, and he has worked in the field of history-related digital media since 2006.

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