Helmet - bronze. Period/Culture: Roman. Date 1stC. Description Bronze gladiator's helmet. It has a grille of linked circles to protect the face, and a broad brim to protect the back and sides of the head. At the front of the helmet is a medallion of Hercules.
Roman Military Equipment: In the hands of Rome's legionaries, the gladius was probably responsible for more deaths than any other sword in the Ancient world, and it's basic design remained unchanged for centuries.