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Unique 10th-century helmet found in Belarus

April 16, 2019 - General

Belarus archaeologists have discovered a perfectly preserved, distinctly decorated pointed ‘shishak’ helmet, probably from the 10th century, on the banks of the Berezina River .

Credit: DeníkThe exceptionally well preserved helmet was found at the beginning of April and is thought to have belonged to a member of the then military elite or princely family, because it was a relatively expensive item in its time.

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