Scythian Bronze helmet type Kuban

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Scythian Bronze helmet type Kuban
Skythen 700-600 BC

A RARE SCYTHIAN BRONZE HELMET, 7th - 6th century BC


Origin: Northern Black Sea region



The dome was cast from a piece of bronze. Lower edge with holes to attach leather-cheeks and neck protection. The helmet is attributed to the Kuban type according to the classification of B. Z. Rabinovich. The author describes this helmet as a kind of early Archaic and is dated to the 7th to 6th century BC. Officially, only 11 pieces of this kind of helmets are known in the former USSR. This type of bronze helmet was characteristic of early Scythian Panoply. Characterised by a rounded crown with a roller, which runs along the axis of the front wall of the skull and ends with a small lug or a small loop. The face hole is framed by the rimmed edge of the eye, which converges to the bridge of the nose and forms a nose lug. The thickness of the walls is 3 - 3.5 mm, weight 1.4 - 1.9 kg. There is no evidence that the Scythians used helmets of any other type except for the Kuban in the 7th century B C. Only in the 6th century BC another type of Scythian helmet appeared...



Height 14 cm, length 21 cm, width 18 cm Weight 1404 g



Condition report: Very good overall condition. intact, no restoration or replacement. Original dark and green patina.

Absolute museum quality!!!!


Provenance: private collection (M.P) since 2000

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A RARE SCYTHIAN BRONZE HELMET, 7TH - 6TH CENTURY B.C..



Origin: Northern black sea region, are of Scythians.



Bronze skull cast from one piece of bronze. Lower edges with holes for attaching leather cheek and neck guards. Attributed to Kuban type according to classification of B. Z. Rabinovich. The author describes these helmets as early archaic type and dates to 7th – 6th century B.C. Officially there are only 11 units known of this type of helmets in the former USSR. This type of bronze helmet was characteristic to early Scythian panoply. They are characterised by a rounded crown with a roller running along the axis of the front wall of the skull and ending with a small protrusion or eyelet. The face cutout is framed by the bordered rim of eyes, converging to the bridge of the nose and forming a nasal protrusion. The thickness of walls is 3 - 3.5 mm, weight 1.4 - 1.9 kg. There is no data that Scythians used helmets of any other type, except for Kuban, in 7th century B.C. Only in 6th century B.C. one more type of Scythian helmet appears.



Height 14 cm, length 22 cm, width 17 cm. Weight: 1404 g



Condition report: very good overall condition. In intact condition, no restoration or replacements. Original dark/and green patina.

comes from my own collection (:P)

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