Helmet

900-800 BC 

Urartian

Pointed bronze helmet; shape designed to deflect arrows and holes around bottom served to attach a leather or felt lining; pattern of dots, and crook-shaped bull’s heads framing the Urartian version of the Egyptian sun-disc.

(Source: The British Museum)

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    Urartu was an ancient kindom located in modern day Armenia and western Turkey.
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    Winged-disc ;)
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