Object Title

Helmet (kolah khud)

Helmet (kolah khud)



Object Number



Acquired before 1859. From the arsenal of Hagia Irene, Istanbul. Purchased about 1842 from Hon. Robert Curzon.

Physical Description

This helmet has a tall pointed skull.

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.563, p.117.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv.698, p.35.

H. R. Robinson, Oriental Armour, London, 1967, pl. VII B with xxvia.27 and other pieces.