Helmet made of plates of iron, fastened together with leather thongs. Larger shaped plates make up the main body of the helmet: alternate plates have shallow scalloped edges, which overlap plain plates - all joining at the top to a finial. Smaller lamellar plates fringe the bottom rim of the helmet, and form cheek pieces.
- Found/Acquired: Lhasa
- (Asia,China,Tibet (autonomous region),Lhasa)
The leather thongs holding the helmet together are very fragile: several sections of metal plate are now detached from each other.
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Object reference number: EAS11967
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