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Extant Helmets - Summary of Finds from Late Roman / Iron Age to 13th Century

By Jennifer Baker – Hodegon NVG

 top row - Spangenhelm Central and Eastern Europe, Bremen, Vendal grave no1

bottom row - Ultana, Vendel grave 14, Salone River

 

Summary:

Late Roman / Iron Age –  5 Helmet finds

5th - 7th Century –  37 Helmet Finds

8th Century –  2 Helmet Finds

9th Century –  6 Helmet Finds

10th Century –  7 Helmet Finds

11th Century –  7 Helmet Finds

12th Century –  13th Century –  13 Helmet Finds

 


Late Roman / Iron Age –

 Two Etrusco-Roman helmets

mid 1st century B.C. to early 1st century A.D.

Montefortino  / Buggenum type ( basic bowl shaped with no cheek flaps)

http://www.hermann-historica.de/auktion/hhm49.pl?f=NR&c=41278&t=temartic_1_GB&db=kat49_A.txt

 

A Roman helmet

second half of the 1st century A.D.

Weisenau type ( has cheek flaps )

http://www.hermann-historica.de/auktion/hhm49.pl?f=NR&c=41311&t=temartic_1_GB&db=kat49_A.txt

 

Thorsberg moor, DenmarkThorsberg moor, Denmark 

Date: ?

A woven Frame worked helmet

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/misc/Thorsberger_Moor.jpg

 

Berkasovo Serbia,

early 4th century

Berkasovo I helmet - Late Roman helmet

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/antyk/berkasovo%20colour.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/antyk/berkasovo2.1.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/antyk/berkasovo2.4.jpg

 

 Sofia, Bulgaria

early 4th century ?

Conical with cheek flaps - Archer helmet similat to Bryastovets helmet

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/antyk/Archershelmetsmall.jpg

 


 5th - 7th Century –

The Vendel Graves: Vendel, Sweden

Date: varies  -  from 550 – 800 AD

The Vendel Graves: Boat graves at Fyrisån River in Vendel parish near Uppsala. The graves are dated to c 550-800 AD and the period has been named Vendel Age after these graves. Of the boats themselves almost nothing remains.

 

Vendel, Sweden

Helmet from Vendel Grave I

2nd half of 7th century.

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=helmet-from-vendel-cemetery-grave-i

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Vendal_1_a2.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/vendel_1_a1.jpg

 

Vendel, Sweden

Helmet from Vendel Grave 12 / XII

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/VendelXIII_front1.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/VendelXII_left.jpg

 

Vendel, Sweden

Helmet from Vendel Grave 14 / XIV  

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=helmet-from-vendel-cemetery-grave-xiv

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=helmet-from-vendel-cemetery-grave-xiv-2

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Vendel14_1.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Vendel14_2.jpg

 

 Valsgärde, Sweden  (Graves 1,6,8,11, 12)

Date: varies  -  from 6th to 11th centuries AD

Diameter : 84-110cm (33-44in)

Peter Beatson’s  research indicates 3 examples, Halfgrim’s  indicates otherwise:

Valsgärde boats. Totally, 14 boat graves from 6th to 11th centuries AD have been found in this area near Uppsala. Investigated by Greta Arwidsson in the 1940s. One of the boats was 12 m long, from 9th century. The wood was gone but the iron rivets preserved, indicating the hull outline.

 

Valsgärde, Sweden 

Helmet from  Valsgärde  

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=helmet-from-valsgaerde-cemetery

 

 

 Valsgärde, Sweden 

Helmet from Valsgärde grave VI / Valsgärde 6 helmet,

pre-viking era / migrasion period. late 7th century.

Helmet found in Valsgarde cementary, Uppland, Sweden. This is one of the world-famous Migration Era cementary with very rich graves.

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/ValsgardeVI_front.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Taf_2001a.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Taf_2002aa.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Taf_2003a.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Taf_2004a.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Taf_2005a.jpg

 

Valsgärde, Sweden 

Helmet Plate from Valsgärde grave VII / Valsgärde 7

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=helmet-plate-from-valsgaerde-grave-vii

 

Valsgärde, Sweden 

"Fallen Warrior" Helmet Plate from Valsgärde grave VIII  / Valsgärde 8

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=fallen-warrior-helmet-plate-from-valsgaerde-grave-viii

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/valsg8.jpg

  

Torslunda, Sweden

Helmet Plate Matrix from Torslunda

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=helmet-plate-matrix-from-torslunda-2

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=helmet-plate-matrix-from-torslunda

 

Ultuna, Uppland, SwedenUltuna, Uppland, Sweden

probably 7th century. It is included to the Valsgärde/Vendel helmets type, but is a bit different in construction

 

 Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, England

Time period : Anglo-Saxon  620's AD.  / early 7th century AD

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutton_Hoo_Helmet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sutton.Hoo.Helmet.RobRoy.jpg

Images of The Original Sutton Hoo Helmet

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=sutton-hoo-ship-burial-the-original-helmet-front-view

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=sutton-hoo-ship-burial-the-original-helmet-side-view

Reconstruction of The Sutton Hoo Helmet

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=sutton-hoo-ship-burial-the-reconstructed-helmet-front-view

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=sutton-hoo-ship-burial-the-reconstructed-helmet-side-view

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=sutton-hoo-ship-burial-the-decoration-scheme-of-the-helmet

http://www.archeurope.com/index.php?page=sutton-hoo-ship-burial-the-dancing-warriors-helmet-plate

 

Wollaston, Northamptonshire,  England

Time period : Anglo-Saxon  late 7th century,

found in 1997 and also known as the Northampton or Pioneer helmet as it was found in a Pioneer Aggregates quarry

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_helmet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pioneer_Helmet.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/crested/pioneer/anorhamorg.jpg

 

Benty Grange Farm, Monyash, Derbyshire, England

Time period : Anglo-Saxon

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benty_Grange_helmet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Benty_grange_helm.jpg

http://www.idigsheffield.org.uk/object.asp?ref=J93_1189

http://www.heorot.dk/bentygrangehelm.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/crested/benty-grange/bengrasugrecon.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/bengrasugrecon.jpg

 

Spangenhelm Central and Eastern Europe, 5th - 6th century A.DCentral and Eastern Europe,

5th - 6th century A.D -

Spangenhelm

http://www.myarmoury.com/talk/viewtopic.php?t=7689&highlight=herman+historica

 

Bremen, Germany Merovingian helmetBremen, Germany

Merovingian Age, after the Frankish dynasty that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about AD 500 to AD 751,

Helmet from Bremen, Germany, now (probably) in Focke Museum. Very similar to Groningen find, but we don't know if they were made in the same workshop. It is supposed to be Merovingian helmet.

  

Broa ,Gotland.

7th - 8th century

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/21f.jpg

  Spangenhelms

France: Baldenheim (Alsace), from a grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://swordmaster.org/uploads/2010/helme/baldenheim_helmet.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/baldenheim/bald.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/baldenheim/plate_2002.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/baldenheim/plate_2003.jpg

 

France: Vezeronce (Isere), from a niarsh;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 1 in Photo

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/053aLaking.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/vezeronce/vezer.jpg

 

France: Chalons-sur-Saone (Saone-et-Loire), / St. Bernard near Trevoux from a river;

6th century -  Ostrogothic, ( two Helmets )

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No.  8. in photo & Spangenhelm No. 10. in photo

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://pics.myarmoury.com/spangenhelm02.html

http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/arms_and_armor/spangenhelm/objectView.aspx?&OID=40002919&collID=4&vw=0

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/chalons/chal.jpg

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/42.50.1

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Chalon%20sur%20Saone2a.JPG

 

Germany: Gammertingen (Hohenzollerri), from a grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 7. in photo 

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/gammertingen/gamm.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/genevelm/Genevelm.jpg

  

Germany: Stossen (Saxony), from a grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/stossen/Stossen.jpg

 

Germany: Giiltingen (Wiirttemberg), from a grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 3. in photo 

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/gultlingen/053bLaking.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/gultlingen/gult.jpg

  

Germany: Planig (Rheinhessen), from,a:grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

 

Germany: Morken (Rheinland-Pfalz),from a grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/morken/mork.jpg

  

Italy: Torricella Peligna (Molise), from a habitation site;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 9. in photo

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

 

Italy: Monte Pagano, or Giulianova (Marche), from a hoard;

6th century -  Ostrogothic,

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 2. in photo 

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/050Laking.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/monte_pagano/Mtpag.jpg

  

Italy: Frasassi (Marche) (cheek-guard only), from a battlefield;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

 

Switzerland: Lake of Geneva, from the lake;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 11. in photo 

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

  

Yugoslavia: St Vid (Dalmatia) ,/ Finland -  two helmets, from a habitation site;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 4 in photo  & Spangenhelm No. 5. in photo

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/051Laking.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/052Laking.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/st_vid/stv1.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/st_vid/stv2.jpg

  

Batajnica (Serbia), from a grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/batajnic/batajnic1.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/batajnic/batajenski.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/batajnic/batajnica.jpg

 

Hungary: Szentes-Berekhat (Csongrad), from a grave;

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

 

Czechoslovakia: Dolnie Semerovce (Slovakia), two helmets, from a habitation site;

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

 

Sweden: Tuna (Gotland), fragments from a votive hoard.

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

 

South Germany - .helmet in the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad  which it is thought probably came from a grave in south Germany.

6th century ?

Spangenhelme

Spangenhelm No. 12. in photo

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/PSAS_2002/pdf/vol_094/94_184_195.pdf

http://www.metmuseum.org/publications/bulletins/1/pdf/3257384.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/048Laking.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/st_petersburg/stptr.jpg

  

Northern Italy? Constantinople? / Vierteiliger Spangenhelm

circa 500

Spangenhelm

http://sk.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%BAbor:Helms_DSC02146.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/vierteiliger/dscn9902.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/vierteiliger/dscn9903.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/vierteiliger/dscn9904.jpg

 

Northern Italy? Constantinople? / Sechsteiliger Spangenhelm

circa 500

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Helm_DSC02149.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/sechsteiliger/dscn9905.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/sechsteiliger/dscn9906.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/sechsteiliger/dscn9907.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/sechsteiliger/dscn9908.jpg

 

Central Europe, Migration Period,

5th/6th century

A banded helmet

The skull made in two pieces with a broad riveted ridge band, and a broad circular brow band. Skull and ridge band are heavily corroded and flawed in places. Cleaned and conserved excavation discovery. Height 17 cm.

 http://www.hermann-historica.de/auktion/hhm51.pl?f=NR&c=52104&t=temartic_p_GB&db=kat51_p.txt

 

 


 8th Century –  

Coppergate, York, Yorkshire, England

Time period : Anglo-Saxon 8th century

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wikingerhelm.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/crested/coppergate/acopgateorig.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/crested/coppergate/acopgateorig.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/crested/coppergate/coppergate_insitu.jpg

http://fornvannen.se/pdf/1980talet/1983_105.pdf

 

Groningen, Netherlands.

Dated on 800-900 AD. Probably Frisian helmet.

Spangenhelme with spikes

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/groen.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/Groningen_201.JPG

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/Groningen_20Abb._203.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/Groningen_20Abb._204.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/groen_inside1.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/groen_insidedetail1.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/groen_insidedetail2.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/groen_rivets.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/spangens/groeningen/groningen_20helm.jpg

 

 


 9th Century –

Gjermundbu, Norway

dates to ca. 970 AD

http://www.vikingrune.com/2009/01/viking-helmet/

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bf/Vikinghjelm%2C_Gjermundbu.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/22f.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/gjermundbu/Gjermundbu.3D.bmp

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/gjermundbu/Gjermundbu.Plan.bmp

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/gjermundbu/Gjermundbu.Side.bmp

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/gjermundbu/GjermundbuFrame1.BMP

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/gjermundbu/gjermundbu.Top.bmp

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/gjermanbu.jpg

 

Kazazovo, Kuban,

Time period : 9th cent., Khazar helmet.

http://img14.imageshack.us/i/kazazovoa.jpg/

 

Gnezdovo, Ukraine, Russia

9th -10th cent

Helmet No. 1 - Type I - Conical without nasal

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/01_gnezdovo1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/01_gnezdovo2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/01_gnezdovo3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/01_gnezdovo4.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/01_gnezdovo5.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/great_polish/TempGulbishHelm.jpg

  

Gnezdovo, Ukraine, Russia

9th -10th cent

Helmet No. 2 - Type IIa - Sphæroconical - variant

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/gnezdovo2.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/gnezdovo1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/09_gnezdovo1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/09_gnezdovo2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/great_polish/TempGniezd.jpg

 

Kiev, Russia

950 - 988AD

Desjatinna nasal ( only) -  Untyped - Scandinavian ‘spectacle’ helmets

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/desjatinna2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/desjatinna1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/desjatinna3.gif

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/desjatinna4.gif

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/fragments/kievfacebelt.jpg

 

Chernaia Mogila, Chernigov, Russia

960-970AD

Type II - Sphæroconical - 'Chernigov' type

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/05_chernaia1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/05_chernaia2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/05_chernaia3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/05_chernaia3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/05_chernaia4.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/05_chernaia5.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/05_chernaia6.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/great_polish/TempChernayaHelm.jpg

 

 


10th Century –

Gulbiszcze (Gul’bishe/Gulbish/Golubishe) kurgan in Chernihov,  Russia

10th century

Type II - Sphæroconical - 'Chernigov' type

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/9-10%20golubiszcze..jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/golubiszcze.JPG

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/03_gulbishe1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/03_gulbishe2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Pecs, Hungary,

10th - 11th century

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/pecsA.jpg

 

Prague  - St. Wenceslas helmet

10th century

Conical - Norman style beaten helmet

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Sw.Waclaw.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/st.%20vaclav%20-%20nasal.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/conicals/st_wenesclaus/047Laking.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/conicals/st_wenesclaus/st_wenzel_p99.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/conicals/st_wenesclaus/st_wenzel_p101.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/conicals/st_wenesclaus/stwenesc.jpg

 

Russia:  Mokroe,

c.1000AD.

Type II - Sphæroconical - 'Chernigov' type

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/06_mokroe1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/06_mokroe2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/great_polish/MokreHelm.jpg

 

Czech:  Olmutz

10th century

Conical - Norman style beaten helmet

http://www.brego-weard.ru/lib2/003_Viking_Hersir_AD_793-1066(OCR)%5B1855323184%5D.pdf

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/conicals/olmutz.png

 

Poland: Ostrów Lednicki

10th century ?

Conical - Norman style beaten helmet

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/conicals/OstrowHelm.jpg

 

Zurich Switzland

10th century

Chamoson Helmet

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/sandwich/chamoson/Chamoson.jpg

 

 


11th Century -

Gorzuchy in Poland, 11th -13th centuries.Gorzuchy in Poland,

11th -13th centuries.

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/gorzuchy03.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/gorzuchy02.JPG

  

Orchowskie Lake, Poland,

11th - 12th cent

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/helm%20z%20jeziora%20Orchowskiego.jpg

 

Nemia, Russia

11th century

Type I - Conical without nasal

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/02_nemia1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/02_nemia2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/02_nemia3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Raiki, Russia

c.1100-1250AD

Type II - Sphæroconical - 'Chernigov' type

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/07_raiki1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/07_raiki2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/07_raiki3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Lykovo (Iaroslav helmet), Russia

1150-1200AD.

Type IV - Half-mask helmets

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/24_lykovo1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/24_lykovo2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/24_lykovo3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/24_lykovo4.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/24_lykovo5.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/24_lykovo6.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/24_lykovo7.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Nikolskoie, Russia

1150-1250AD

Type IV - Half-mask helmets

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/pozne/nikolskoie_3.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/pozne/nikolskoie_2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/25_nikolskoie1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/25_nikolskoie2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/25_nikolskoie3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/25_nikolskoie4.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Poland:  Giecz

11th -  12th centuries.

Polish Great Helmet - a fine iron helmet covered with gilded cooper

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/great_polish/GieczHelm.jpg

http://tower.system.yaroslavl.ru/source/winsloww/archives/helms/great_polish/laking/054Laking.JPG

  

 


12th Century - 13th Century

Kiev, Russia

1200-1250AD

Helmet No.1 - Type IIa - Sphæroconical – variant

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/10_kiev1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Babichi, Russia

1150-1250AD

Type IIa - Sphæroconical – variant

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/12_babichi1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/12_babichi2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/12_babichi3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Kiev, Russia

1200-1250AD.

Helmet No. 2 - Type IV - Half-mask helmets

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/27_kiev1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/27_kiev2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/27_kiev3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/27_kiev4.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/27_kiev5.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/27_kiev6.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

  

Burti, Russia

12-13th century.

Type IIb - Sphæroconical: later type with nasal and tall spike

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/14_burti1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/12_babichi2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/12_babichi3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Tagancha / Korolewino, near Tagancha (Tahańcza) Russia

12 -13th centuries

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/Tahancza1.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/wczesne/tahancza_2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/16_tagancha1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/16_tagancha2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/16_tagancha3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/16_tagancha4.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Mirovka, Russia

12-13th century

Type IIb - Sphæroconical: later type with nasal and tall spike

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/17_mirovka1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Unknown (?Ukraine), Russia

12-13th century

Type IIb - Sphæroconical: later type with nasal and tall spike

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/20_unknown1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Lipovets, Russia

12-13th century

Type III - Helmets with face masks

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/21_lipovets1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/21_lipovets2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/21_lipovets3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Kovali, Russia

12th - 13th century

Type III - Helmets with face masks

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/22_kovali1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/22_kovali2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

  

Hungary

13th century,

Cuman-Kun (nomadic) Helmet

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/pozne/cuman2.jpg

http://www.thorkil.pl/platnerstwo/helmy/pozne/cumanhelmetze0.jpg

 

Peshki, Russia

1250-1300AD

Type V - Hemispherical helmets with brims

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/30_peshki1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/30_peshki2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/30_peshki3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Russia:  Unknown (European Russia),

?9th c. ?11th c. ?13-14th c.

Later Period - Bell shaped helmets with brims

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/er_unknown1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

 

Russia :  Kremlin Armoury (‘Nevskii helmet’),

13th c.

Later Period - Bell shaped helmets with brims

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/nevskii1.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/nevskii2.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery/nevskii3.jpg

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/gallery.htm

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/kirpichnikov_helmets/helmets.htm

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