Helmets: From The Weirdest Ones To The Most Essentials

The Ceremonial And Parade Helmets Of Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V’s helmet. It was crafted by Felippo Negroli of Milan, c. 1540

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Emperor Charles V’s helmet. It was crafted by Desiderius Helmschmid, who was a member of the Helmschmieds of Augsburg who was one of late medieval Europe’s foremost families of armorers, c.1540.

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Emperor Charles V’s burgonet helmet. It was crafted by Kolman Helmschmidc who was also a member of the Helmschmieds of Augsburg, c. 1530

Extremely rare Anglo-Saxon Helmet of gold and silver from the 7th century

Extremely rare Anglo-Saxon Helmet of gold and silver from the 7th century reconstructed from fragments found near Lichfield, England. The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver ever discovered, held by the Birmingham Museums Trust.

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Samurai Helmet

Samurai helmet(Kawari Kabuto) with buffalo horns, ears, and a devilish mask.

Samurai helmet

Roman Helmet of a Secutor

Roman helmet of a secutor – a kind of gladiator who usually fought against a retiarius. The object was found in the Ludus Gladiatorius barracks in Pompeii.

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Vendel Helmet

Previking’s warrior helmet found in the grave. 7th century AD, Sweden

Vendel helmet

Corinthian Helmet- 8th century B.C.E

The Corinthian helmets were used mostly by Spartans and Trojans. These helmets that had huge cheek plates and a long nasal covered most of the face. The Corinthian helmets were made of bronze generally.