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Beautifully preserved Roman helmet from 3rd century CE

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Beautifully preserved Roman helmet from 3rd century CE
Beautifully preserved Roman helmet from 3rd century CE | Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A beautifully preserved Roman helmet from the 3rd century CE. The helmet of Weisenau belonged to the soldier Julius Mansuetus, who engraved his name on the nape of his neck. In addition to the name, there are pictures of mice and loaves of bread on the helmet. The helmet also had cheek pads, which, however, have not survived to our times.

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