An interesting attempt to recreate what the Corinthian helmets worn by Leonidas’ bodyguards, the brothers Alfeos [Alpheos] and Maron, may have looked like. Traditionally they are held by some to have been Olympic champions, and so in place of a horsehair crest, the helmet is decorated with a representation of an Olympic champion’s wreath of victory.
Armour & Weapons :: Full Size Helmets :: Corinthian Full Size Helmet with plume & Greek key -Ancient Greek life size helmet, from the city of Corinth, dated to 480 BC. The Corinthian helmet was a helmet made of bronze which in its later styles covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth. A large curved projection protected the nape of the neck. It also protected the cheek bones, which Greeks adored.
Helmets of the types found in Thrace, shown in chronological order, from Peter Connolly's Greece and Rome at War. The Chalcidian type is on the left, and the Corinthian type on the right, becoming the Attic and Thracian types at the bottom.