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Among the most interesting discoveries in Aigai and Vergina were the graves of 20 warriors dating to the late Archaic period, between 580 and 460 BC.Some were buried in bronze helmets alongside iron swords and knives. Their eyes, mouths and chests were covered in gold foil richly decorated with drawings of lions and other animals symbolizing royal power.

Among the most interesting discoveries in Aigai and Vergina were the graves of 20 warriors dating to the late Archaic period, between 580 and 460 BC.Some were buried in bronze helmets alongside iron swords and knives. Their eyes, mouths and chests were covered in gold foil richly decorated with drawings of lions and other animals symbolizing royal power.

An Illyrian helmet, Greek, 600 B.C.E.

An Illyrian helmet, Greek, 600 B.C.E.

Archaic Corinthian Bronze Helmet, c. 6th Century... at Ancient & Medieval History

Archaic Corinthian Bronze Helmet, c. 6th Century... at Ancient & Medieval History

Helmet of the Illyrian Type from our blog post "Warrior – Ancient Arms and Armor". Read it at: http://www.aboutaam.org/warrior-ancient-arms-and-armor/

Helmet of the Illyrian Type from our blog post "Warrior – Ancient Arms and Armor". Read it at: http://www.aboutaam.org/warrior-ancient-arms-and-armor/

A GREEK BRONZE HELMET OF CHALCIDIAN TYPE   LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

A GREEK BRONZE HELMET OF CHALCIDIAN TYPE LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

Bronze gladiator’s helmet. Found at the gladiators’ barracks at Pompeii. Roman, 1st Century A.D. British Museum [750x1060]

Bronze gladiator’s helmet. Found at the gladiators’ barracks at Pompeii. Roman, 1st Century A.D. British Museum [750x1060]

- Mascara de Xipe Totec " nuestro señor el desollado " . Tumba Nº 7 de Monte Albán , Mexico .

- Mascara de Xipe Totec " nuestro señor el desollado " . Tumba Nº 7 de Monte Albán , Mexico .

The Helmet of Iron Gates (Romania) is a silver helmet dating from the 4th century BC, housed in the Detroit Institute of Arts, USA. Dacian

The Helmet of Iron Gates (Romania) is a silver helmet dating from the 4th century BC, housed in the Detroit Institute of Arts, USA. Dacian

Among the most interesting discoveries in Aigai and Vergina were the graves of 20 warriors dating to the late Archaic period, between 580 and 460 BC.Some were buried in bronze helmets alongside iron swords and knives. Their eyes, mouths and chests were covered in gold foil richly decorated with drawings of lions and other animals symbolizing royal power.

Among the most interesting discoveries in Aigai and Vergina were the graves of 20 warriors dating to the late Archaic period, between 580 and 460 BC.Some were buried in bronze helmets alongside iron swords and knives. Their eyes, mouths and chests were covered in gold foil richly decorated with drawings of lions and other animals symbolizing royal power.

Rare Griffin-crested Greek Chalcidian Helmet, 4th cent. BC. The Chalcidian helmet was especially popular in Greece in the fourth and fifth centuries BC. This style was also worn extensively in the Greek colonies of Italy during the same period. The helmet is so-called because it was first, and is most commonly depicted on pottery once thought to derive from the Euboean city of Chalcis. In fact, it is not known whether the helmet actually originated in Chalcis; indeed, it is not known whether…

Rare Griffin-crested Greek Chalcidian Helmet, 4th cent. BC. The Chalcidian helmet was especially popular in Greece in the fourth and fifth centuries BC. This style was also worn extensively in the Greek colonies of Italy during the same period. The helmet is so-called because it was first, and is most commonly depicted on pottery once thought to derive from the Euboean city of Chalcis. In fact, it is not known whether the helmet actually originated in Chalcis; indeed, it is not known whether…

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