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Ancient Greek Corinthian Helmet Found in Southwest Russia

An ancient Greek Corinthian helmet was found in a fifth century BC grave in the Taman Peninsula in southwest Russia. Made of bronze, ancient Greek Corinthian helmets covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth,...

Ancient Greek Helmet, Inscription Found Near Velia, Magna Graecia

An ancient Greek helmet and inscription were recently unearthed as part of the archaeological excavations at the acropolis of Elea-Velia, in what was once part of Greater Greece, or Magna Graecia, according to Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini. Massimo Osanna,...

Archaeologist Says Sale of Ancient Greek Helmets Often Illicit

Greek archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, a veteran of skirmishes involving auction houses that often sell illicit antiquities to the highest bidder, is critical of Christie's upcoming auction for an ancient Greek helmet. In the past, he states to Greek Reporter in...

Mysterious Ancient Greek Bronze Helmet Found in Haifa Bay

A 2,600 year old bronze helmet, most probably belonging to a Greek warrior, has been found in the waters of Haifa Bay, in Israel. The exact owner of the helmet, however, remains unknown so far. According to the principal of...