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    Went to a musuem today, saw this.

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    Avatar photoTony S

    The workmanship is staggering…the gods must have been quite pleased at that offering.  (If indeed that’s what it was).


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    The helmet looks to be two fixed together.  Perhaps to create space between skull and point of impact to absorb energy

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    Or perhaps to make the wearer look taller and more intimidating, ala Napoleonic bearskin?  Could also be for ceremonial/dress-up.  Sort of weird that it has ear cutouts behind the cheek guards though.

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