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.

An00024456 001 l

People

Acquired From
Gardner, G B to The British Museum

Place

Found In
River Thames, Walbrook
In Gallery
G49/dc6

Time

Acquired In
1950
Made
1stC
Period/Culture
Romano-British

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