Object Title

Close helmet

Close helmet



Object Number



Middle Flint Tower (1987)

Physical Description

Composed of 'some original and some replacement pieces which constitute a somewhat unconvincing whole.'
The skull is unusually heavy, with a large spike protruding from the rear. the visor has a single sight, with a roped ridge below. The upper bevor has a roped upper edge; these plates fit the skull badly. The helmet is fitted with one front and two rear gorget plates, which are also a poor fit. There are internal repairs at the prow of the upper bevor, and centre right of the lover rear gorget plate.

Inscriptions and Marks

inside painted in red 597.


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