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Nathan Robinson
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PostPosted: Thu 22 Dec, 2005 11:29 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here is the page on the Met's site
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PostPosted: Thu 22 Dec, 2005 1:49 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Nathan Robinson wrote:
Here is the page on the Met's site


Thanks Nathan. So all in all, with the checkguards, mail nape guard and nasal, these helmets would have provided quite a high degree of protection.
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PostPosted: Thu 15 Jun, 2006 12:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Ostrogothic "Spangenhelm", circa 500         Reply with quote

Nathan Robinson wrote:
A Rare Ostrogothic "Spangenhelm", circa 500


only seven of this helmets are known. all were manufactured at the same place in it italy
that shows tat the ostgoten influence is more south then you explained,
all found helmets were found in graves of langobarden, franken and alemannen.
the ostgoten havent had any influence of this tribes after theoderchis dead after around 450 a.d
the big change in europe started with pippin, the fatherof "karl de grosse" around 750a,d

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