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Bronze cheek piece of a helmet

Bronze cheek piece of a helmet

This left cheek piece is decorated with the figure of Victory bearing a trophy. It probably belongs to an officer's helmet, since its ornate workmanship would accord with the owner's high rank. Mid-Imperial

Helmet

Helmet

The helmet, originally lined with leather, consists of broad bands of bronze and iron plates covered witha thin layer of silver, stamped with a feather pattern. The warrior's head would originally have been obs... more

Helmet

Helmet

This rare Japanese helmet was excavated in Ise Province, Mie Prefrecture. The type of construction—horizontal rings to which rectangular scales are riveted—was probably importated from China or Korea. Most helm... more

Helmet (Spangenhelm)

Helmet (Spangenhelm)

This helmet comes from a small group of closely related Spangenhelme (strap helmets). The sites where they have been found are widely scattered, ranging from Sweden to Germany, the Balkans and Libya. The Metrop... more

Helmet (Shokakutsuki Kabuto)
Helmet

Helmet

Colombia

Helmet (Hoshi Kabuto)

Helmet (Hoshi Kabuto)

The helmet bowl, constructed of thirty-two iron plates, dates from the fourteenth century but was remounted for use in the eighteenth century. The metal fittings on the turnbacks of the neck guard include the b... more

Multi-Plate Helmet of Thirty-Two Lames

Multi-Plate Helmet of Thirty-Two Lames

This is the most complete example of a small but distinctive group of helmets that are characterized by the presence of raised central ridges, applied brass borders, and the use of brass rivets rather than leat... more

Helmet
Helmet
Helmet
Bascinet

Bascinet

A bascinet with a faceted bowl is rare. The helmet was originally longer, but the lower edges have been trimmed and cutouts made over the eyes, modifications probably done for a later owner.

Bascinet
Helmet

Helmet

Found in Tibet and rare for both its form and its inscription, this helmet was probably made in central or western Asia and represents an important link between the Islamic cultures of central Asia and the Midd... more

Helmet with Aventail

Helmet with Aventail

This especially attractive and well preserved turban helmet retains the mail aventail that protected the lower half of the face and neck. The aventail is fixed with a lead seal stamped with the mark used in the... more

Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets becuase of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets becuase of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

War Hat

War Hat

Fribourg

Helmet
Sallet in the Franco-Burgundian Style

Sallet in the Franco-Burgundian Style

said to have been found in Givet, Champagne-Ardenne

Helmet
Helmet

Helmet

The Arabic inscriptions include the phrases "Glory to our Lord, the greatest Sultan, the noble, the mighty Khagan, master of the necks (of nations)." The foliate Kufic script is similar to that found on early s... more

Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets becuase of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

Sallet
Helmet
Helmet

Helmet

The inscription around the rim is very worn but reads in part: "He may protect." The helmet is engraved with the mark of the Ottoman arsenal, indicating that it was captured in battle or taken as booty.

Helmet (Rmog)

Helmet (Rmog)

The gold damascened decoration of this distinctively Mongolian helmet features six large ovals containing the deity Yamantaka (literally, slayer of the lord of death) in the center, surrounded by five female at... more

Helmet (Suji-kabuto Akoda-nari)

Helmet (Suji-kabuto Akoda-nari)

This type of helmet is known as a suji-kabuto. The bowl is constructed of fifty-two ridged plates with a pronounced rise at the back. The overall shape is known as akoda-nari (akoda is a squashlike fruit), a st... more

Sallet
War Hat
Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets becuase of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets because of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

Helmet (Sallet)

Helmet (Sallet)

This helmet is the only known example of armor to survive from the entire Nasrid period in Spain (1230–1492). Traditionally, it is said it belonged to Abd 'Abd Allāh Muhammad, known in the West as Boabdil, the ... more

Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets because of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets because of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

Turban Helmet

Turban Helmet

Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets becuase of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescrib... more

Helmet (Basinet) with Detachable Visor

Helmet (Basinet) with Detachable Visor

One of the most widely used head defenses of the fourteenth century, the bascinet went out of general fashion soon after 1400. The present example is of a rare late type distinguished by its deep and elegantly ... more

Great Sallet

Great Sallet

Apparently the forerunner of the one-piece barbute that appeared in Italy about 1440 these distinctive two-piece sallets are known only from Chalcis and other Aegean sites.

Tournament Helm

Tournament Helm

Although very similar helmets are depicted in early fifteenth century works of art, almost no other actual examples of this type exist today. Perhaps originally designed for use in battle, it appears to have be... more

Bascinet
Visored Bascinet

Visored Bascinet

This particular form of helmet, with its two-piece construction, distinctive visor, and hinger flap on one side, is only found among the Chalcis group.

Armet

Armet

In Italy from 1410 to 1510, the armet was the standard helmet for cavalry. This rare early example has flanges to protect the hinges of the cheekpieces and a staple at the front where a visor was secured.

Armet

Armet

This is one of the earliest complete examples of an armet, the characteristic headpiece worn in Italy by mounted soldiers from about 1410 to about 1510. It is stamped with the armorer's name, LIONARDO, and his ... more

Sallet
Barbute with Hinged Nasal

Barbute with Hinged Nasal

Barbutes with hinged nasals are recorded in Italian paintings and miniatures, but only two helmets with surviving nasals are known, both from Chalcis. probably Milan

Sallet

Sallet

Despite heavy corrosion and damage by fire, this sallet is still notable for its deep helmet bowl and powerful form. A similar example, excavated from the old fortifications of Istanbul, is probably a remnant o... more

Armet

Armet

The armet is stamped with the marks of the Missaglia workshop, the leading Milanese armorers in the fifteenth century. Originally, it would have been fitted with a visor. Milan

Barbute

Barbute

Milan

Barbute

Barbute

This barbute is stamped with the mark attributed to the Brescian armorer Jacopo da Cannobio, called Bichignola, and with the lion of Saint Mark, which signified ownership by the Republic of Venice. Jacopo da Ca... more

Sallet

Sallet

Milan

Sallet

Sallet

During the fifteenth century, the city of Basel, which became part of the Swiss Confederation in 1501, was a thriving center for armor making. Despite this fact, almost no armor from Basel can be identified tod... more

Barbute

Barbute

Most Italian barbutes have a T-shaped face opening. The rounded eye openings and pointed nasal of this helmet are very unusual. It is stamped with two marks, a castle and the letter P beneath a split cross, ide... more

Sallet

Sallet

The term sallet (from the Italian celata) is applied to a wide variety of fifteenth-century helmets that have open faces or, if visored, leave the lower face and neck exposed. This tall form of sallet is typica... more

Sallet

Sallet

Milan

Barbute
Armet with Matching Wrapper

Armet with Matching Wrapper

The armet was typically worn with a wrapper, a reinforcing plate that gave extra protection to the lower face and neck area. This is a rare example of an armet surviving together with its original wrapper.

Barbute

Barbute

Stamped with the armorer's marks BC beneath a crown and BC beneath a split cross, this barbute is attributed to Bernardino da Carnago, who was active in Milan and Naples. It is also stamped on the right cheek w... more

War Hat

War Hat

The graceful spiral shape distinguishes this as a masterpiece of fifteenth-century armor making. Similar war hats, usually with gilt ornaments mounted on the apex, are often represented in Franco-Burgundian tap... more

Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head

Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head

This helmet is the earliest surviving example of Renaissance armor all'antica (in the antique style). The lion's head is an outer shell made of embossed and gilt copper that is fitted over an underlying plain s... more

Barbute

Barbute

probably Milan

Armet

Armet

This is a particularly good example of the fully developed form of Italian armet about fifty years after the style was created. It is stamped with marks used by the Missaglia workshop from 1452 to 1496. Milan