Bronze age armour

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Jonathan Fletcher
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Bronze age armour

Postby Jonathan Fletcher » Thu Sep 07, 2006 7:01 pm

Bronze age cuirass.

Hand beaten, custom tin-bronze back and breast by Noricum.de of Germnany.

Urnfield 'West Alpine' type.

Decoration and pin closures per the original in the Swiss National collection.
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Postby Jonathan Fletcher » Thu Sep 07, 2006 7:04 pm

The originals from which it is copied.

Estimates vary; some say c.1200 others argue c.850 but generally a pre-classical European (i.e. 'Barbarian') bronze armour for a wealthy warrior or chieftain.
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Postby Jonathan Fletcher » Thu Sep 07, 2006 7:05 pm

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