Bronze helmet of Illyrian type

The helmet is made from a hammered bronze sheet. A hole on the forehead and two obliquely toward the outside in the neckpiece were for securing the crest, which stood for its full length between two high ridges. Holes along the entire edge at regular intervals served for attaching the cloth lining inside. Six of the rivets with large hemispherical heads are preserved in situ. A larger hole in the angular end of the cheek pieces was for securing the straps. Along the vertical side of the right cheekpiece is an inscription in the Corinthian alphabet, reading ΠΑΙΩΝΟΣ ΕΜΙ (I belong to Paion).

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