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Germany’s squad for the matches against Argentina and Scotland

Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer, Roman Weidenfeller, Ron-Robert Zieler

Defenders: Kevin Großkreutz, Benedikt Höwedes, Erik Durm, Matthias Ginter, Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels, Antonio Rüdiger

Midfielders/forwards: Julian Draxler, Mario Gomez, Mario Götze, Christoph Kramer, Toni Kroos, Sami Khedira, Thomas Müller, Mesut Özil, Lukas Podolski, Marco Reus, André Schürrle, 

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Roman Tinned Copper Cavalry Parade Helmet, c. Late 2nd-Early 3rd century AD

Formed of hammered sheet, with arching crest terminating in a beaked griffin’s head, its talons holding a Medusa mask in front, the griffin’s body tapering to a dolphin-like tail, each side decorated in high relief with a capricorn with griffin-like head and coiled tail, the three creatures with rivets for ears (now missing), with continuous flanged rim to protect the wearer’s brow and ears, the rim decorated with friezes of punched circles and dots, two rivets at the front of the brow-guard with remains of a hinge inside for a face-mask attachment.

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