Bronze medallion with Athena, possibly from a workshop of Delos. Decorative accessory from a formal chariot for parades and public appearances. The goddess is depicted as a Promachos, bearing her aegis and a helm with Medusa, ready to throw her javelin. 2nd century BCE. Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.
Face mask helmet, 1st-2nd century A.D., from Ribchester. The helmet, , was not meant for combat but was a piece of finely-crafted prestige equipment used by elite cavalrymen in mock battles on the training ground and was the most resplendent piece in a large hoard of Roman military equipment. British museum
This helmet is one of the best preserved of its kind face helmets as synthesis were not in combat, but worn by Roman cavalry soldiers in parades and competitions. The tournaments and parades appear under the Emperor Hadrian 117 -138 A.D.