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helmet

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2006,0305.67

  • Description

    Iron helmet in numerous fragments, one of which has raised band(s) across (x-ray shows two bands crossing at right angles).

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 93 millimetres (largest piece)
  • Curator's comments

    For the reconstruction, see: J. Hood, B. Ager, C. Williams, S. Harrington & C. Cartwright, 2012, “Investigating and interpreting an early-to-mid sixth-century Frankish style helmet”, British Museum Technical Research Bulletin, 6 (2012), 83-95.

  • Bibliography

    • TAR 2004 pps. 68-71, no. 88 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2006

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    2006,0305.67

  • Additional IDs

    • 2004T187 (Treasure number)
Figure 2 - Technical Research Bulletin 2012, Image showing fragments after cleaning but before reconstruction.

Figure 2 - Technical Research Bulletin 2012, Image showing fragments after cleaning but before reconstruction.

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