頭形兜 Zunari Kabuto
What is Zunari Kabuto of Samurai Armor?
The term "Zunari Kabuto" refers to a type of samurai helmet made up of 3 to 5 iron plates for the bowl (Hachi) part. It is a type of Kawari Kabuto (unique helmet). It is characterized by its resemblance to the shape of a human head. The simplification of the production process led to a reduction in labor and cost, and it was widely used from the Warring States period onwards, and mass-produced in the Azuchi-Momoyama period. It is classified into two types: "Hineno Zunari" and "Echuu Zunari".
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