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PD1092

Helmet
Author: Unknown
Origino: Italy
Dating: 15th century
Material: Metal
Dimensions (cm): 31 x 26,8 x 27
Weight: 1190 g
Inv. no.: PD1092

This is a piece of defensive armour to protect the head, consisting of a hull, visor and chin strap. The visor is the name given to the part that protects the front of the head and eyes, and is attached to the hull. It is usually mobile; it and rotates on two axes with openings to allow vision. The chinstrap is the part of the defensive head armament that protects and defends the chin and neck from the nose down.

Objeto museológico (PDB)