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Ancient Helmets: From Status Symbols to Battle Protection

One of the largest portions of the ancient art market is that for ancient weaponry. Amongst the axe heads, swords and spears, ancient helmets stand out as some of the most spectacular pieces in this field. From Viking warriors to Roman legionaries, many ancient peoples utilised helmets in order to better equip their troops. Their survival to this day tells us significant amounts about … Read More Ancient Helmets: From Status Symbols to Battle Protection