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Cavalry harness fitting  Roman cavalry harness fittings from Newstead. In the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Cavalry harness fitting Roman cavalry harness fittings from Newstead. In the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Ancient European (Roman) riveted mail armor, discovered in 1997 inside a barrack block in the South-East corner of a Roman fort. The mail was found lying in a fallen heap on the floor of a junior officer's room as the Eastern end of the Barracks,  the links measure 7 mm across, from the Museum at the Roman fort in South Shields, England. C15.

Rusted iron chain mail discovered in 1997 inside a barrack block in the South-East corner of Arbeia fort. The chain mail was found lying in a fallen heap on the floor of a junior officer's room as the Eastern end of the Barracks. Photo by Michael Fuller.

RedRampant.com: The Vexillum (Roman flag)

When a detachment of soldiers was separated from a legion the resulting unit marched under a special banner, the vexillum . Vexilla were a .

I've collected virtual Roman military daggers, pugii (the singular is pugio ), for some time now whenever a museum allowed taking picture...

I've collected virtual Roman military daggers, pugii (the singular is pugio ), for some time now whenever a museum allowed taking picture.

Roman ceremonial helmet

Roman parade helmet (recreation) with horsehair plume and goose feathers, silvered, with brass applique, and matching greaves.

Roman Thrace (Bulgaria). DATE: Circa 4th - 5th Century CE DIMENSIONS: 7.5 cm (3 in.) long, 5.3 cm ( 2.1 in.) wide.

Roman Thrace (Bulgaria). DATE: Circa 4th - 5th Century CE DIMENSIONS: 7.5 cm (3 in.) long, 5.3 cm ( 2.1 in.) wide.

Roman Inlaid dagger (pugio) and scabbard, signed on the hilt by Honillius(?)…

Roman Inlaid dagger (pugio) and scabbard, signed on the hilt by Honillius(? – century A.

Montefortino-Buggenum/Hagenau type (Hybrid type)

Hagenau helmet, century B., type developed out of the older Buggenum types, with very wide neck guard, and later a cross brow enforcement

Several early swords from the Nijmegen museum, NL, showing the handles made of bone/ivory and hardwoord, Roman

The Firka was the pack of the roman soldier. The Roman army carried so much of their own equipment they were nicknamed Marius's mules

The Firka was the pack of the roman soldier. The Roman army carried so much of their own equipment they were nicknamed Marius' mules

2000-year-old Roman cavalry helmet

2,000-year-old Roman cavalry helmet sheds new light on conquest of Britain after experts piece 1,000 fragments back together

Unique: The year old silver gilt Roman helmet which was unearthed in a Leicestershire field and painstakingly pieced back together.

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