Artifact of the Day

2046.2

Kabuto (helmet)

Japan (1700s-1800s)

Leather & iron with black lacquer. Domed, one-piece fluted & ribbed skull with un-ornamented "tehen." Integral, downturned peak. 4-lame neck defense of lacquered iron, most lacing lost, defense dipping as it deepens to mid-width.