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Ceremonial Mask of Autton Hoo found near Woodbridge in Suffolk England..The site of two 6th and early 7th cent cemeteries.One contained a undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo Saxon artifacts..On display@ British Museum ..By Angel Springfire

Ceremonial Mask of Autton Hoo found near Woodbridge in Suffolk England.The site of two and early cent cemeteries.One contained a undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo Saxon artifacts.On display@ British Museum .By Angel Springfire

Original Sutton Hoo Helmet

This is an amazing example of an early medieval Merovingian helmet. Something like this was primarily defensive but also probably intimidated the enemy. During this period, it was probably not for a common foot soldier.

Helmet from Sutton Hoo, Suffolk. The hero Beowulf is never described in physical detail and remains fairly inscrutable. Since 1939, though, when the treasures buried at Sutton Hoo were unearthed, many people have been tempted to associate the poem with objects found at that site. This helmet, for some present-day readers, may be as close to the man “Beowulf” as one can get. (Copyright: Trustees of the British Museum, London)

Helmet from Sutton Hoo, Suffolk. Treasures buried at Sutton Hoo were unearthed (Copyright: Trustees of the British Museum, London)

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet found. It was unearthed in a field near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, England, on 5 July 2009. The hoard consists of over 3,500 items.

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet found. It was unearthed in a field near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, England, on 5 July The hoard consists of over items.

Late Anglo-Saxon Silver Disc Brooch (9th century)

(via yama-bato) naturesdoorways: nilenna: Brooch, from the British Museum silver disc brooch, late Anglo-Saxon.

Ornamentado casco Vikingo, probablemente de algún jefe o señor #Historia

A Viking Helmet - Contrary to popular belief, Viking helmets did not have horns on them, Wagner's The Ring, notwithstanding.

Original viking age helmet - nationalmuseum copenhagen 2013 - temporary exhibition (VIKING)

Original viking age helmet - nationalmuseum copenhagen 2013 - temporary exhibition (VIKING)

Minoan Dolphin Vase from Crete

Minoan dolphin vase - Marine Style - Millenium BCE The Marine style…

The Golden Helmet of Coțofenești is a Geto-Dacian helmet dating from the first half of the 4th century BC.

Golden Helmet of Geto-Dacian King. Almost a kilogram heavy solid gold helmet from around year 400 BC.

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