What is your favorite kind of medieval helmet?

matmohair1

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Eurasian visored helmets...

Middle-eastern: Persian, Ottoman, Tatar...



Far-eastern: Chinese, Mongol, Tibetan...



Klappvisier Bascinet





Hounskull Bascinet






Late German, Great Bascinet



Bellows Visored Sallet

 

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RC-1136

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garfelf you fat cat !! said:
PoochieMoo said:
garfelf you fat cat !! said:
OP's image doesn't work for me.
:lol: It doesn't work for me either!
Here, just copy the URL of this:

Sorry, but visored barbutas never existed before modern times as far as we know.

The only known "historical" visored barbuta is a "Frankensteinisation" of two different pieces - knyght errant did a good video about that:
 

matmohair1

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:wink:





Wolf Ribs Visor




Great Bascinets from Chalcis






Italian Enclosed Sallet

 

matmohair1

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RC-1136 said:
Sorry, but visored barbutas never existed before modern times as far as we know.

The only known "historical" visored barbuta is a "Frankensteinisation" of two different pieces - knyght errant did a good video about that:
:grin: FrankenArmor 3: The Brimmed Bascinet...

 

havoc

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I've always loved this one.

Sutton Hoo helmet

I'd wear that all day if I had one.
 

Austupaio

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Heh, all these plebeians. I'd simply die from embarrassment if any kin of mine showed up to a tournament wearing these commoner's helmets.


 

matmohair1

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Thorsbjerg helmet, armor and findings,
Germany, migration period - 3rd or 4th century...









Recent Saxon horde discovery - 2011





more Scandinavian helmets,
crests and decorative elements...
















Moose! said:
Not medieval, but I like Phrygian helmets




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Stardog said:
I've always loved this one.

Sutton Hoo helmet

I'd wear that all day if I had one.
:wink:




Earlier Persian and Roman prototypes


similar reincarnations, later Roman and Russian