anonymous said:

My scars are fading. More and more as each day passes. I love watching them disappear. It's been two months now. Two months of a peaceful mind and strong will. Two months and a little more since I send you ask. And I thank you for helping me. Thank you so much. Lots of love, you're amazing. <3

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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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