J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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For the occasion of the opening of the newly reinstalled galleries at the Getty Villa for its antiquities collection in April 2018, the MACM has lent, for an exceptional two year period, two magnificent pieces of Roman armour; a bronze Phrygian-style cavalry helmet and a richly decorated shield umbo depicting Minerva.




MACM works on loan:  

Roman shield umbo depicting the goddess Minerva
3rd century AD

Roman cavalry helmet Phrygian-style terminating in the head of a griffin
2nd - 3rd century AD