Samnite Bronze Helmet and Neckguard, C. 450 BC This imposing helmet is a unique hybrid of the Samnite-Chalcidian type. The Samnites were an Italic people living in Samnium (map) in south-central Italy who fought several wars with the Roman Republic.
Gothic armor Armour- a knights amour was a very important part of combat. It is what helped soldiers withstand a certain intensity of blows. Usually these suits are made from heavy metal and are respected by those inside of them.
Etruscan Menrva Goddess Bronze, century BCE The Campanian type armor is covered by a round aegis on which is applied in relief a small protome depicting a youthful male head. Accidentally discovered in 1541 and purchased by Cosimo I de ‘Medici.