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The Ribchester helmet

This is a replica of a helmet from the 100s, which was part of a hoard of Roman cavalry sports equipment found in 1796 and now displayed in the British Museum. The helmet was worn by the main trooper in sports displays and drills at Ribchester fort and decorated with a crest and streamers.

Find out more about the Ribchester hoard at the British Museum

Image ©Trustees of the British Museum

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