Morion for the Bodyguard of the Prince-Elector of Saxony

Armorer: Probably Martin Schneider the Younger (German, Nuremberg, active ca. 1610–20)
Date: ca. 1570
Geography: Nuremberg
Culture: German, Nuremberg
Medium: Steel, gold, brass, leather
Dimensions: H. 11 9/16 in. (29.4 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); D. 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 5 oz. (1503 g)
Classification: Helmets
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.633

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