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 victusinveritas:

Archaeology…makes me happy.
theancientworld:

Helmet, late 7th century b.c.; ArchaicGreek, CretanBronze 
Under the belly of the horse on the left side of the helmet is the  dedicatory inscription “Synenitos the son of Euklotas [took this],”  suggesting that the armor was captured as booty and offered as a  dedication.

Helmet, late 7th century b.c.; Archaic
Greek, Cretan
Bronze
Under the belly of the horse on the left side of the helmet is the dedicatory inscription “Synenitos the son of Euklotas [took this],” suggesting that the armor was captured as booty and offered as a dedication.