sunset from behind the wire

sunset from behind the wire

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Murmillo

Headgear - SPQR


It's called a "Cassis Crista", the bronze helmet of a Roman 'Murmillo' gladiator, circa 1st century AD. Murmillo's were very heavily armed gladiators, and were a class of heavily armed warriors. They were matched against other gladiators and seldom lost the match.