This Spartan helmet is a popular piece that a lot of collectors are after. the size and thickness are available for customization based on your preference. This is a helmet designed after the classic piece used by the Spartan warriors, The helmet is made from mild steel.
Specs and Size of this Spartan Helmet
Ear to Ear: 19cm
Front to Back: 23cm
Weight: 1.8 Kg
Standard Sheet Thickness – 18/20 Gauge (Available to Customize)
The Spartan Helmet
This Spartan Helmet is crafted using mild steel that has a thickness of 1.2 millimeters. It also has an antique-like bronze finish which gives it a more rustic and classic appearance. What is great about this steel is that it has good tensile strength and is also flexible.
The appearance of this Spartan Helmet depicts the classic helms worn by the ancient soldiers of history. However, this recreation displays a more stylized face shape. It also features a bronze crest right at the top of the helm.
To ensure the protection of its wearer, it is made with a long and sturdy cheek guard, as well as a nose guard. This is to safeguard the users face from accidental hits. For convenience to the wearer, this Spartan Helmet also has spaces left for the mouth and eyes area. It is to give proper vision and improved ventilation during activities.
Additionally, this helmet is made to fit comfortably so users can wear this without worries.
Spartan Helmets Size & Weight
This Spartan helmet is adequately sized and weighs 1.8 kilograms. Its measurements from ear to ear is 19 centimeters while its front to back measures 23 centimeters. For its circumference, it is approximately 66 centimeters.
Available Spartan Helmet Customizations
This Spartan helmet comes with a few possible customizations. You can choose its sheet thickness which ranges from 16, 18, and 20 gauge. For this helmets circumference, it all depends on your needs and preference.
The Helm for Role Plays
LARP or live action role playing is a popular activity in some areas. The participants usually play the role of their characters by dressing as them.
If one would go as a Greek soldier or warrior, then this Spartan helmet would be a fitting head piece. With its rustic and antique-like appearance, this Spartan helmet will perfectly represent the ultimate medieval soldier.
History of the Spartan Helmet
Spartan hoplites were usually described as individuals in armor. Their helmets bore transverse horsehair crests right on top. This was common to help identify the officers in a unit. During the Archaic period, the Spartans used bronze leg greaves, flanged cuirasses and a helmet. The helms used were often the Corinthian type.
The design and appearance of these helms varied throughout history. These Spartan helms were first standardized which became a preferred design. Yet as time passed, different variants appeared including the Chalcidian helm and the Pilos helm which was utilized by the later hoplites.
Often, these helmets were decorated with either one or more crests with horsehair. Sometimes, they would also use bronze animal ears and horns.