Republican Montefortino Helmet

Armour » Helmets ID: AH6050N

Information for Republican Montefortino Helmet:

roman helmet of the 3rd century BC in original size. This style of helmet with hinged cheek pieces was adapted from the Celtic Montefortino helmets and became the standard helmet of the Roman republican legionaires till about 100 A.D

The helmet fits a head with a circumference of up to 62 cms (24.5").

It was handmade from 18 gauge brass and weighs abt. 1.3 kg (3 lbs.

The earliest forms of helmets were called “Montefortino”, after the first major find site and were the type of helmets that the early Republican consular armies would have used. These ranged from the 4th century BC to the 1st century AD. These helmets were made from brass and domed in shape, with a small extension at the back as a neck guard. They normally have a plug-in plume holder on the crown of the helmet, which was conical in shape and in the earliest forms with a scalloped decoration on the plume holder.

Manufactured by: DeepeekaMaterials used: Brass



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