This is a replica of the helmets worn by the Hoplite warriors of Ancient Greece.This helmet originated in Greece in the 7th Century B.C. and was later adopted by the Romans. It was a popular style all the way up to the 4th Century B.C. and was the basis for many Helmets of the Renaissance Period.This design allowed for maximum protection, visibility and air flow. It must have been a terrifying sight to the enemy. This replica is made from 18 gauge, low carbon, A-36 mild steel. This metallurgical composition provides excellent resilience, durability and will Golden polish to high sheen.