One of the most gorgeous helmets ever produced is the Greek Corinthian helmet. Although the Greeks used many other styles and types, this is the one most closely associated with the Greek Hoplite and Alexander (the Great) of Macedon.
This helmet is made of pure bronze and has the reddish yellow glow in natural light.
Helmet height: 28cm (11")
Gauge: 1.2mm thick (18 gauge)
Combat Rating: 5 out of 10
Sculpture of Pericles with Corinthian helmet dating from the 5 century BCE
Greek Painting 5th century BCE which represents a craftsman making a Corinthian helmet
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