Knight Helmet

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Knight Helmet
SKU: AH3831N
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Product Name:Knight Helmet

SKU: AH3831N

Features

  • great helm, heaume, pot helm, bucket helm, or barrel helm
  • 18 gauge steel
  • brass plate detailing with flue de lys ends running vertically (nasal strap) and horizontally (eye slits)
  • relatively flat topped
  • 2 horizontal eye slits
  • scallop and rivet pattern around top of helm
  • stylized air holes for ventilation and enhanced breathing

Description

The great helm or heaume, also called pot helm, bucket helm and barrel helm, is a helmet of the High Middle Ages arose in the late twelfth century in the context of the crusades and remained in use until the fourteenth century. They were used by knights and heavy infantry in most European armies between about 1220 to 1540 AD. This impressive helm is made out of quality 18 gauge steel and features real brass plating.

Historical Period

Used by knights and heavy infantry in most European armies between about 1220 to 1540 AD.

Inspiration

13th century German great helm with a flat top to the skull