This is an ancient Greek Hoplite helmet that comes from the early Bronze Age. It was made of bronze and its main function of this head protector was to deflect a bow rather than absorb it. I think that this is a very classic Trojan helmet look and the thing that catches the eye right away about this particular helmet is the horsehair crest that appears at the top, which was to make the warrior appear taller in battle.
This is an Anglo-Saxon Coppergate Helmet that comes from the 8th century. The main purpose for this helmet was to protect the head in battle. Chainmail usually attached to the back of the helmet for great protection while in action. I think this helmet is interesting because instead of having a solid helmet, there are sections of the helmet that are attached by a hinge for better visibility. [pic]
This is an Argeian helmet from Thessalia, which dates back to 670 B.C. This means of head protection was allegedly the helmet that Achilles worn in the Trojan War. I think this helmet has a very vicious look to it, which made it perfect for battle.
This is a Greco-Roman Crested Helmet, which made an appearance for the first time around 350 B.C. and was very popular during the Roman Empire. Again, just like most helmets the main purpose is to protect the head in or outside of battle. I like this helmet because it has the decorative designs on the front, which makes it unique. [pic]
This is a Norman Medieval Helmet, which dates back in the medieval times. The Normans who fought in the Crusades typically wore this helmet to protect their head during the many battles they had. It was a very sturdy, but light helmet that had a metal strip in the front to protect the nose. I think that this particular helmet is very basic in head protection, and the nose guard on it makes it look funny while worn. [pic]
This is an Olympian helmet, which dates back to around 410 B.C. This is a helmet that might have been worn during some of the...