|Kattle Hat Norman Mask Helmet
Product Name:Kattle Hat Norman Mask Helmet
- conical design that curves with the shape of the head and culminates in a point
- center ridge
- embossed detailing
- full face mask with large eye openings
The usual Norman helm is similar to a spangenhelm, featuring a skull-cap and a nasal guard. That design is expanded on in this Masked Norman Helmet, though, featuring not a straight nasal guard, but instead, a full face mask for protection! Tasteful embossments enhance the look.
A surviving Spangenhelm, 6th century (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)