Ribchester Cavalry Sports Helmet AH-6713
The Ribchester Cavalry Sports Helmet was a Roman Sports helmet found in Ribchester England. The masked style Roman helmet dates from the 1st C. AD. Cavalry sports equipment and helmets were used by teams of Roman Cavalry (Hippica Gymnasia). The games were played as one team would charge the other and throw light dummy javelins. Points were scored for hits on the other team. Our Ribchester Cavalry Sports Helmet is made from hand embossed brass. The detachable face mask is a solid casting and attaches with leather straps. Standard internal circumference of 23 inches.