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Momoyama kabuto

Golden kabuto with iron menpo

A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
Tibetan armor set with helmet and mirrors

Tibetan mail shirt, helmet and mirrors

Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
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Kuī (盔)

Chinese word for helmet.
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Jianruiying (2); weapons and equipment

The Jianruiying was an elite division of the Qing dynasty military consisting of crack troops that were specially tra

Tibetan helmet

Tibetan helmet with armor


Presented in this article is a Tibetan eight-plate helmet with four inner plate

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Jianruiying (1); introduction

The Jianruiying were a small elite unit of specially selected Manchu soldiers under the Qing dynasty. They were trained to overcome rough terrain, obstacles, and rivers in order to commence special attacks towards fortifications. In some ways, they are comparable to today's special forces.
Korean helmet

Imjin wars period helmet


An early type of Korean soldier's helmet.