- 18 guage steel helmet
- hinged cheek flaps
- brass cross bracing, brow band, finial, and scale aventail
Auxiliary Infantry 'D', Eastern Archer, style, this steel helmet with hinged cheek guards, features brass cross-bracing, finial and scale aventail. Near Eastern styling hints to the origin of the Syrian archers in Roman service.
(82 -44 BC, 86-106 AD)
based on the images of Eastern archers depicted on the Column of Trajan at Rome. A similar form of helmet can be seen on the tombstone of an archer from the Hadrian's Wall fort at Housesteads (UK)