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Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces

c. 1560–70
Overall: 37 x 31.2 x 19.2 cm (14 9/16 x 12 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.)
Weight: 2.16 kg (4.76 lbs.)
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This helmet once had a leather liner to protect a soldier's head from the hard steel. Armorers continuously innovated their designs, keeping in mind both protection and comfort.
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces

Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces

c. 1560–70

North Italy, 16th century

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