Greek bronze winged helmet of PHRYGIAN-CHALCIDIAN type, 4th cent. BCE. The crown has a raised peak surmounted by a spiked crest, a palmette in relief at the back bordered by spiral tendrils, a tendril spiraling out to each side surmounted by lotus blossoms, the neck-guard with a separately-made protective edge with volutes at each end, plume holders in the form of coiled snakes on either side of the central crest. See image 2 for further description.
Ottoman yataghan / yatagan, circa 1800, slightly curving blade and tapering point, the spine and sides decorated with bands of gold overlay consisting of undulating leafy and floral vines, one side with an inscription-filled cartouche, the silver-gilt hilt and scabbard with repousse decoration consisting of profuse floral motifs, 76 cm. long. The inscriptions comprise: mustapha pasha nasarahu allal amin, 'Mustapha Pasha may Gold help him, Amen!'. www.ismailtuluce.com