The Celtic Montefortino Helmet, named for a Celtic burial ground in
Italy the Celtic Montefortino helmet dates from the 5th century BC. Earlier examples were made of bronze and later replaced by iron construction. Our version is made from Steel and includes the three ring embossed cheek guards. This Celtic Helmet has a knob at the helmets peak that could hold a variety of crests, feathers, or horsehair plumes. The basic shape of this Celtic Helmet was in use by Celtic and Roman soldiers for nearly 400 years! The Celtic helmet design had a great influence on Roman armourers. Celtic Helmets were not issued as with the Roman army. A Celtic warrior had a helmet only if he bought one, or claimed one from the battlefield. Internal circumference of 22-24 Inches.
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