Goggles helmets of the Vendel Period
The Vendel helmet or goggles helmet, also called Nordic comb helmet, is a helmet form of the Vendel Period (650 to 800 n. Chr.). The goggles helmet appears after the riveted plate helmet (Spangenhelmen) and was common in Scandinavia and on the British islands. From Buskerud in Norway, is known the Gjermundbu helmet from the period around the year 900 - the actual Viking Age.