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barbucomedie: “ Assyrian Scale Armour dated between 800-600 BCE from Ardabil, Iran on display at the British Museum in London Assyrian soldiers wore copper alloy armour made in segments aligned like fish-scales. Holes allowed the scales to be laced...

barbucomedie: “ Assyrian Scale Armour dated between 800-600 BCE from Ardabil, Iran on display at the British Museum in London Assyrian soldiers wore copper alloy armour made in segments aligned like fish-scales. Holes allowed the scales to be laced...

Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor Date: ca. 1510 Geography: Milan Culture: Italian, Milan Medium: Steel, gold, copper alloy Dimensions: Wt. 19 lb. 13 oz. (8987 g); helmet (a); H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); D. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 10.2 oz. (2103.5 g)

Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor Date: ca. 1510 Geography: Milan Culture: Italian, Milan Medium: Steel, gold, copper alloy Dimensions: Wt. 19 lb. 13 oz. (8987 g); helmet (a); H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); D. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 10.2 oz. (2103.5 g)

WW1. Poignant Real Photo Postcard of a Danger Zone sign on dud-pierced tree

WW1. Poignant Real Photo Postcard of a Danger Zone sign on dud-pierced tree

Rare Griffin-crested Greek Chalcidian Helmet, 4th cent. BC. The Chalcidian helmet was especially popular in Greece in the fourth and fifth centuries BC. This style was also worn extensively in the Greek colonies of Italy during the same period. The helmet is so-called because it was first, and is most commonly depicted on pottery once thought to derive from the Euboean city of Chalcis. In fact, it is not known whether the helmet actually originated in Chalcis; indeed, it is not known whether…

Rare Griffin-crested Greek Chalcidian Helmet, 4th cent. BC. The Chalcidian helmet was especially popular in Greece in the fourth and fifth centuries BC. This style was also worn extensively in the Greek colonies of Italy during the same period. The helmet is so-called because it was first, and is most commonly depicted on pottery once thought to derive from the Euboean city of Chalcis. In fact, it is not known whether the helmet actually originated in Chalcis; indeed, it is not known whether…

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