About Japanese helmets
Japanese helmet kabuto had appeared approximately III-V centuries A.C. As a rule, it has semi-spherical shape of dome with plates for neck protection. Dome consisted of six plates and reinforcing forehead plate. Kabuto was a very important element of medieval Japan armor and resembled status of its owner. Basically, it was made of six or eight metal or leather plates, riveted together. Sikoro (an element of neck protection) was made of incurved metal lacquered plates, linked with silk or leather belts. Originally, Kabuto never had the full protection of face, but could be completed with a mask. This model of Japanese helmet has a bar grid mask. Your face will be completely in safe during ...