Gladiators – Death and Triumph at the Colosseum exhibition, Museum und Park Kalkriese

Roman Gladiator Helmet -- Death & Triumph at the Colosseum Exhibition -- Via Museum und Park Kalkriese

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modern Leather Armor, distantly based on the early Roman empire lorica segmentata style of iron armor. This could work well for paintball under armor

Ancient Rome. Lorica squamata. The lorica squamata is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic and at later periods // Royal Ontario Museum

The lorica squamata is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic and at later periods // Royal Ontario Museum

Bronze gladiator’s helmet. Found at the gladiators’ barracks at Pompeii. Roman, 1st Century A.D. British Museum [750x1060]

Bronze gladiator’s helmet Said to be found at the gladiators’ barracks at Pompeii Roman, Century A.

Samnite armor, Bronze. 4th century BCE.

Samnite warrior's armour consisting of a Pilos type helmet, armour and greaves, century B. Private collection, from Hermann Historica auction

The Sutton Hoo burial site has been dated 7th century AD and is thought to be that of Rædwald ruler of the East Angles. Among the many treasures at the head of a suit of decorative mail armor was this iron helmet (replica) tin leaf and bronze were pure decoration. There is what appears to be a bird framing the eyes, nose and forehead.

Jorvik Viking Festival - Recognised as the largest Viking Festival in Europe, the annual JORVIK Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage.

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Muscle cuirass translated from bronze to leather. Again a modern version based on Roman styles, but quite realistic. certainly a leather version would been possible in Century Britain.

Morion Helmet  Germany, Circa 1600 Steel & copper: forged and nielloed

Morion Helmet Germany, Circa 1600 Steel & copper: forged and nielloed.

casque pour gladiateur

Arch Duke Avatar Joined: Location: Bulgaria Online Status: Offline This is an original Thracian gladiator helmet.It was very popular because many of gladiators were Thracians.

A bronze  finial (decorative  fitting) of a Secutor gladiator's helmet. 1st-3rd cent.AD British Museum

A bronze finial (decorative fitting) of a Secutor gladiator's helmet.

The Thracian or Thraex gladiator carried a small curved sword called sica, and a small square shield. Fought versus the Murmillos.

The Thracian or Thraex gladiator carried a small curved sword called sica, and a small square shield. Fought versus the Murmillos.

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