- Museum number
Copper alloy Roman legionary helmet, coolus type E. Hemispherical skull-cap, broad neck-guard, separate brow-guard attached by a rivet at either side and originally secured to the skull cap in front with solder. Tubular plume-holder and attachment for cheek-piece at each side, traces of knob on plume holder at top; hole for suspension in neck guard. Gash in front, repaired. Four punched inscriptions on neck guard.
- Production date
Height: 13.50 centimetres
Length: 29.50 centimetres
Width: 23.10 centimetres (neck-guard)
- On display (G49/dc6)
- Exhibition history
1993-1994 15 Nov-15 May, Museum of London, The People of London: Overseas Communities from BM to 1993
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Mr Gardner purchased this helmet from Mrs Ward, widow of 'Father' Ward of Abbey Folk Park, New Barnet. Mr Gardner understood that it had been found in the Walbrook, but it is labelled "Thames, London".
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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