Eastern Turkish helm from the 9-10th century. This two tone helmet is exquisite in detail. The shape is known as Shishak and may be likened to the dome of a Russian church, often called an Onion Dome. The shape begins with a hemisphere, which abruptly increases the angle of curve as it comes to the center, where it quickly rises to a point. Helmets of this shape have been used in the East since time immemorial.
680mm external circ
610mm internal circ. of suspension webbing (can be removed by modification)
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