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Roman helmet crest holder

Roman helmet crest holder
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Full image caption

Iron helmet crest support for a helmet with one central tongue for slotting into the socket and with the other two arms perpendicular to it curving to fit the shape of the bowl, and this arrangement affords the optimum stability for a crest. The main upright is rectangular in section. The tops of the U-shaped arms are curled over outwards.

Image Details

43 AD - 410 AD
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