The Shmarjet helmet was a helmet of Illyrian origin worn by the historical Illyrians and the Veneti.[1] It was favored especially by the Iapodes.[2] It had two varieties, one with a wicker base and one with chain mail sewn together; the discs and studs were optional.

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  1. ^ Sekunda & Northwood 1995, p. 35.
  2. ^ Wilkes 1992, p. 234: "Lika, 25 cm long c) Bronze temple-band from Gorica, Slovenia d) Japodian metal headgear from Kompolje, Lika..."