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late Roman soldiers ca to early centuries; they could pass for post Roman British warriors as well. Military Art, Military History, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Rome Antique, Roman Britain, Empire Romain, Roman Soldiers, Early Middle Ages

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late Roman soldiers ca 4th to early 5th centuries; they could pass for post Roman British warriors as well.

Roman Legionary iron and bronze helmet of the Mainz- Weisenau type (side view). Many of the appliques had a purpose other than decorative: they helped reinforce the helmet and deflect blows. Now in the Merrin Gallery in New York. Helmet Armor, Suit Of Armor, Arm Armor, Ancient Armor, Medieval Armor, Roman Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Roman Helmet, Roman Armor

ROMAN Legionary iron and bronze helmet of the Mainz- Weisenau type (side view). Many of the appliques had a purpose other than decorative: they helped reinforce the helmet and deflect blows.

Not just an armor nor just a knight - ancientpanoply: Winged greek Phrygian helm, from 400 BC Ancient Armor, Medieval Armor, Medieval Helmets, Helmet Armor, Arm Armor, Vanitas, Greek Helmet, Greek Warrior, Ancient Artifacts

Image 1: 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.

 Called 'parade' helmets for cavalry,but it has been suggested that they were also used in combat.The psychological effect of being charged by one of these masked warriors would have been formidable. Ancient Armor, Medieval Armor, Roman History, Art History, Art Romain, Rome Antique, Armadura Medieval, Roman Art, Fantasy Armor

Roman mask helmet, 1st 2nd century CE. These are often called 'parade' helmets for cavalry sports use, but it has been suggested that they were also used in combat. The psychological effect of being charged by one of these masked warriors would have been formidable. A living statue, god-like and terrifying.

Bronze mask coated with silver Roman, 100 - 75 AD (? The mask has a hinge at the top, it was meant to cover the entire face but could be held up for better vision or fresh air It is high Found in The Netherlands, Nijmegen Source: Rijksmuseum van. Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Roman History, Art History, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Sculpture Romaine, Art Romain, Empire Romain

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Het Valkhof Museum / Nijmegen -The Nijmegen Helmet - discovered 1915 on left bank of the Waal River (Rhine River) at Nijmegen, Nederland. Iron and bronze Roman calvary helmet. Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Roman History, Art History, Art Romain, Roman Helmet, Roman Art, African Masks

The Nijmegen Helmet is an Ancient Roman helmet, found in a gravel bed on the left bank of Waal river, near the Dutch city of Nijmegen in 1915. The helmet would have been worn by the elite Roman cavalry. The head portion of the helmet is made of iron, while the mask and diadem are of bronze or brass. The helmet has a neck-protecting projecting rim, overlaid with a thin bronze covering plated with silver. The diadem features two male and three female figures.