Kalkriese Face Mask


Carole Raddato
published on 24 March 2014
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This military face mask (thought to have been worn in battle and during parades by cavalry) is one of the most exceptional finds at the site of the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. It is one the oldest facial helmets knows in the Roman army, dating from the first part of the 1st century CE. (Museum und Park Kalkriese)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2014, March 24). Kalkriese Face Mask. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2426/kalkriese-face-mask/

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