Protective Equipment -
Buggenum and Mannheim Helmets
Buggenum Type Helmets (Late Montefortino):
A Buggenum Type Helmet, late first century
BC, Nijmegen, NL,
whereas Montefortino helmets have solid crest knobs, Buggenum type
have hollow ones. Bugenum helmets are usually without much decoration,
simple and practical, and show a wider neck guard than the earlier
type helmets it is clearly dervied from. This type is though to cover
period of Caesar (parallel to the Mannheim
More Montefortino Bugenum helmets, Axel Guttmann collection, (images Herrmann Historika Auction)
Also from the Axel Guttmann Collection
Image Herrmann Historica Auction 154, 2008
Courtesy and property Civico Museo di Storia ed Arte di Trieste - Italy
Mannheim Type Helmets:
Mannheim type helmet, bronze, from Rhine
river dredging, with
articulated bordewr decoration, copy from RGZM Mainz, original at the
Mannheim type helmet, from Straubing, out of the Danube
Hermann Historika Auction
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