Italo-Norman mask helmet, circa 1170 AD, 1,6 mm steel from around 1030AD the Normans directed their attention even to the Mediterranean regions.As a product of decades and many battles they conquered parts of South Europe and settled especially in South Italy and Sicily.
Around the end of the 12th Century weapons and armours of Normans had intermixed with those used in southern Europe. This helmet is an example, and it is modeled after a wall painting in the church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Spoleto, Italy, painted around 1170AD.
These kinds of helmets were usually worn together with a chain mail coif. The helmet is made of 1.6mm sheet steel and got a comfortable liner from leather with a chin strap.
|Material||1,6 mm steel|
|Circumference||up to 62cm head circumference|
|Size||Long distance (back to front): approx. 22,5 cm, Short distance (ear to ear): approx. 18,5 cm|
- Stock: 1
- Model: 911197
- Weight: 2.50kg