Most of the Roman archers were recruited in the eastern, oriental regions. Therefore many tombs and inscriptions show them wearing helmets with eastern influences, like this helmet, which is very similar to the Slavic helmet type. This helmet is made of steel with brass decoration and also brass cheek protection and neck protection. Because the coin-shaped plates overlap each other and are sewn on suede leather, this offers extra protection.
This helmet is delivered including a cotton arming cap and weighs 2,9 kg. It is suitable for a head circumference up to 60 cm.
Length (front to back): 21 cm
Width (ear to ear): 18.5 cm
Max. head circumference: 60 cm
Material: carbon steel
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Inlay: arming cap/leather
Weight: 2.1 kg
Based on a historical original: yes
Transport weight (gram): 3000 *
Maintenance & care
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your armour regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.