More than horned helmets. A personal top five of prehistoric headdresses

Headdress from Starr Carr, British Museum London (photo O. Dietrich).
Siberian shaman wearing an antler headdress, by Nicholaes Witsen (17th century, public domain).
Boar´s tusk helmet, Mycenae. National Museum Athens (photo O. Dietrich).
One of the two helmets from Veksø, National Museum Copenhagen (photo O. Dietrich).
The Berlin Gold hat, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Berlin (photo O. Dietrich).
Helmet from Ciumeşti, Museum Satu Mare (copy, photo O. Dietrich).

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I am an archaeologist working in southeastern Europe and the Near East / Archäologe, arbeitet in Südosteuropa und Südwestasien.

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Oliver Dietrich

Oliver Dietrich

I am an archaeologist working in southeastern Europe and the Near East / Archäologe, arbeitet in Südosteuropa und Südwestasien.

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