Roman Helmet - Imperial Gallic - G - Weisenau, Steel

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Roman Helmet - Imperial Gallic - G - Weisenau, Steel, very authentic replica of an Imperial Gallic G helmet. The original was found near Mainz-Weisenau, Germany.

Included is a padded cap. Not included, but available separetely is the horse-hair plume and the brass holder.
 
Size:
for head circumferences up to 60 cm
long distance (front to back): approx. 21.5 cm
short distance (ear to ear): approx. 19 cm
weight: approx. 1.5 kg
Details:
- Material: steel and brass fixtures.
- Type: Roman Helmet - Imperial Gallic - G - Weisenau, mid-first century legionary helmet.
 
 - The plumes can be fixed on the helmets by using our plume-holders for Centurio or Optio, Internatl diameter of the bend: approx. 16cm
Width of the metal frame: approx. 4cm - Length of the hairs: approx. 10.5cm - Weight: approx. 350 g.
 Not included, but available separetely is the  horse-hair plume:
  • - Roman metal plume, crista, red
  • - Roman metal plume, crista, blond
and thebrass holder:
  • - Holder for metal-plumes, straight (Optio).
  • - Holder for metal-plumes, across the helmet, (Centurio)
 
 
 
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The Imperial helmet-type was a type of helmet worn by Roman legionaries; it replaced the Coolus type, and constituted the final evolutionary stage of the legionary helmet (galea). The exact form or design of the helmet varied significantly over time.
Robinson considered this the "typical mid-first century legionary helmet" (although the Coolus was probably more common) and it seems to have continued in use on into the early 2nd century AD. The best example was found in the Rhine River at Mainz-Weisenau and is now exhibited in Worms. Fragments of helmets of this style were found in rubbish pits at Colchester (now reassembled and displayed at the Colchester Castle Museum) and so can definitely be dated to the Boudican revolt of AD 61, though they lack the Weisenau example's carrying handle, which probably makes the Weisenau one later. The Weisenau example's brass rosettes resemble those found on the lorica segmentata in the Corbridge hoard.
 

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