Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two and early cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical a
The "Agris" Helmet, century BC, an ornamental helmet of iron with gold leaf. The helmet was found buried in a cave in Agris, Western France. The highly intricate decoration on this helmet is a remarkable example of the La Tène style of metal work.
Greek Bronze Pilos Helmet, Century BCThe Pilos helmet, takes its name from the felt shepherd’s cap whose form it replicates. This helmet type came into use during the later Peloponnesian War, replacing earlier more closed and restrictive forms.
A Late Roman helmet rather of Persian distant origin (design), decorated with semi-gemstones. The Romano-Britons inherited this type together with the rest of the Roman weaponry and military organization.