|Three Disc Armour and Belt (Brass)
Product Name:Three Disc Armour and Belt (Brass)
- Brass triple disc cuirass
- brass belt
- weight 8.5 lbs.
Three disc armour with ornamented brass belt
Ca. 450-200 BC (Gladiatorial, ca. 120-30 BC)
Originally worn by Etruscan and Samnite warriors, this style was later adopted by the Samnite class of Roman Gladiators. The accompaning brass belt was consider a sign of a warrior in Central Italy.
an original triple-disc cuirass from the famous Guttmann Collection of Greek and Roman artifacts