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Roman Weisenau type legionary helmet

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Roman Weisenau type legionary helmet
Roman Weisenau type legionary helmet | Photo: Nina Willburger

Roman Weisenau type legionary helmet, dated to the 1st century CE. The helmet is preserved without the cheeks. There is an engraving on the neck guard with the initials of the name of the soldier who wore it – Lucius Lucretius Celer. A Roman served in the centuria of Gaius Mummius Lolianus of the 1st Adiutrix legion.

The object was found near Mainz (West Germany), in the river Rhine. It is now housed in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg.

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