Prometheus: Unpainted Engineer Helmet

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    An unpainted Engineer helmet from the production of Ridley Scott’s 2012 sci-fi film Prometheus.
    Led to a distant planet by ancient wall paintings, scientists Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) join a corporate sponsored mission to discover the source of life on Earth. But in the ruins of an alien space craft, the human explorers soon find that all is not as it seems, and a great threat lurks in its deep holds.
    This piece is an unpainted Engineer helmet, belonging to the race of alien beings who ‘engineered’ the human race. A finished helmet can be seen clearly in the scene when Shaw and Ford (Kate Dickie) examine it in the medial bay, and eventually break it open with the help of David (Michael Fassbender), revealing the Engineer’s head beneath.
    This piece is made of foam with a rubber-like substance surrounding it to make the outer layer of the helmet. It is yellow in colour, as opposed to the different shades of grey which make up the finished one. The piece has been intentionally distressed so when completed it would look very old. The underside of the piece features a layer of latex and bubble wrap to cover the hole where a head might go.
    The piece has some wear from age and storage, with a couple of dark patches of grime that has accumulated over the years, but despite this the piece remains in an otherwise excellent condition.
    Materials: Foam, Rubber, Latex, Plastic. (


  1. Hi! I am the current owner of this piece. It's made of a soft foam latex or urethane with soft foam/bubblewrap filling. I think it was probably intended as a 'stunt' piece for actors to carry without risk - probably a backup piece for the one lugged back to the Prometheus after the first expedition to the Engineer pyramid.

    It reproduces the fine detail of the original sculpt very well. Might even be the best Engineer head to come up for public sale so far. A friend and I 3D scanned it last night - will be fun to do some scale 3D prints to paint up.