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His helmet is a basinet, pointed at the top, probably worn over a complete hood of mail flowing to the mid-breast.
The basinet now rested on the gorget, and was so arranged that the head could be turned to right and left.
The basinet was open at the face or had a movable face-piece (visor or ventaille).
The clangor of steel rose deafeningly, and sparks flew as Conan's sword crashed on basinet and hauberk.
Then an ax, swung blindly in the dark, crashed on the king's basinet, filling his eyes with sparks of fire.