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Armadura de parada de "ánimas", de Desiderius Helmschmid y Jörg Sigman, que fue de Felipe II - Augsburgo - 1549-1552 - Real Armería, Madrid.

Armadura de parada de "ánimas", de Desiderius Helmschmid y Jörg Sigman, que fue de Felipe II - Augsburgo - 1549-1552 - Real Armería, Madrid.

Indian (Rajput) chilta hazar masha (coat of a thousand nails),  Armored clothing made from layers of fabric faced with red velvet and studded with numerous small brass nails, which were often gilded. The padded coat, minus its nails, is known for short as a chilta and was worn over armor or on its own. Fabric armor was very popular in India because metal became very hot under the Indian sun. This example has additional armor (floral plates) plates in the chest area.

Indian (Rajput) chilta hazar masha (coat of a thousand nails), Armored clothing made from layers of fabric faced with red velvet and studded with numerous small brass nails, which were often gilded. The padded coat, minus its nails, is known for short as a chilta and was worn over armor or on its own. Fabric armor was very popular in India because metal became very hot under the Indian sun. This example has additional armor (floral plates) plates in the chest area.

Extremely heavy lamellar armor of a Jin Dynasty (1115–1234) "Iron Pagoda horseman" Some historians have referred to these heavy cavalry as cataphracts or clibanarii, in reference to their near identical appearance to heavy Persian cavalry from the 4-7th centuries.  http://dragonsarmory.blogspot.com/2017/02/medieval-chinese-cataphracts-1-iron.html

Extremely heavy lamellar armor of a Jin Dynasty (1115–1234) "Iron Pagoda horseman" Some historians have referred to these heavy cavalry as cataphracts or clibanarii, in reference to their near identical appearance to heavy Persian cavalry from the 4-7th centuries. http://dragonsarmory.blogspot.com/2017/02/medieval-chinese-cataphracts-1-iron.html

The cathedral in the Spanish city of Salamanca was constructed in 1102, and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls, but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit, complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there, or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th c…

The cathedral in the Spanish city of Salamanca was constructed in 1102, and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls, but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit, complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there, or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th c…

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Художні реконструкції середньовічних угорських воїнів

Художні реконструкції середньовічних угорських воїнів

Great example of late transitional plate. On the right is a coat of plates with plate arms, legs, and sallet helmet. On the left a breatplate and what appers to be brigandine cuises.

Great example of late transitional plate. On the right is a coat of plates with plate arms, legs, and sallet helmet. On the left a breatplate and what appers to be brigandine cuises.

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