Objects
Shishak helmet (domed cap). The 16th century
Shishak helmet (domed cap). The 16th century
Object type
Shishak helmet (domed cap)
Place of origin
Turkey
Date
The 16th century
Materials
Gold, silver, wootz steel, rubies, turquoise, silk fabric
Technique
Forging, chasing, damascening with gold, carving
Dimensions
Diameter: 19,0 cm
Object history note
Belonged to Prince Fyodor Mstislavsky.
Publications
State Armoury Chamber, Spb, 2002
The Art of the Sublime Porte. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow, 2008
Faith and Power. The Age of Ivan the Terrible. Moscow, 2007
Museum number
Ор-165