Byzantine helmets played according to iconographic sources, these helmets of the tenth century, clearly of Roman without cheekpieces, forged from a single piece of steel cap slightly rounded, but conical. These helmets Byzantine end downward, above the eyes and ears, with a straight line; have the particularity of a reinforcing edge wide at the level of the forehead that wraps up the neck, this board is nailed to the cap by means of hemispherical rivets. helmets which have bands behind the head, composed of simple strips of leather or reinforced with metal plates, bands that hang down to cover the neck, down to his shoulders.
All of our historical reproductions of helmets in the Middle Ages, are forged by hand from a sheet of steel of a thickness between 1.2 and 2 mm. The finish is brushed steel. The straps are natural leather.
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