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.
Alexander the Great's Absolute Thrashing of Darius at the Battle of Gaugamela
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.