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Exceptional 2,500-Year-Old Greek-Illyrian Helmet found in Croatia

During the archaeological digs at the Gomila site, nestled in the town of Zakotorac on Croatia’s Pelješac peninsula, researchers unearthed quite the find: a Greco-Illyrian helmet tucked away in a masonry annex near the tombs, clearly intended for ceremonial purposes. This helmet marks the second of its kind discovered at the site. The previous one […]

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Impressive Roman Helmet Found at Hallaton Restored for First Time on Display

Over two decades ago, an extraordinary Roman helmet was unearthed in a field in Leicestershire, England, and now this unique piece of early Roman cavalry equipment has returned to public display at the Harborough Museum. The Hallaton Helmet, discovered in 2001 by the Hallaton Field Work Group and the University of Leicester Archaeological Services during […]