Royal Armouries

Campanian (Italian) bronze helmet

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This helmet forms part of the only complete armour from the ancient world in the Royal Armouries collection. The armour is made up of a helmet, square breastplate, a pair of greaves, and a backplate, belt, pair of thigh defences and a bronze fragment from the neck defence of another helmet.

Said to have come from a tomb at Cumae near Naples.

This helmet forms part of the only complete armour from the ancient world in the Royal Armouries collection.

  • This helmet forms part of the only complete armour from the ancient world in the Royal Armouries collection. The armour is made up of a helmet, square breastplate, a pair of greaves, and a backplate, belt, pair of thigh defences and a bronze fragment from the neck defence of another helmet.

Said to have come from a tomb at Cumae near Naples.

    This helmet forms part of the only complete armour from the ancient world in the Royal Armouries collection.

Date: 375 BC | Object number: II.197

Campanian (Italian) bronze helmet

Description

This helmet forms part of the only complete armour from the ancient world in the Royal Armouries collection.

The armour is made up of a helmet, square breastplate, a pair of greaves, and a backplate, belt, pair of thigh defences and a bronze fragment from the neck defence of another helmet.

Said to have come from a tomb at Cumae near Naples.

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Campanian (Italian) bronze thigh defences These thigh defences form part of the only complete armour from the ancient world in the Royal Armouries collection.

Dates from 375 BC | Object number: II.197

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