The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and his helmet was topped by a crest which ran across sideways.[750×906]

The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and… Continue Reading

Bronze statuette of a legionary (foot soldier), perhaps a praetorian guard. The soldier wears a tunic, with an outer skirt of leather straps, and on his upper body, lorica segmentata. He is also wearing strapped sandals, breeches, and a crested helmet. [750×1586]

Bronze statuette of a legionary (foot soldier), perhaps a praetorian guard. The soldier wears a tunic, with an outer skirt of leather straps, and on his upper body, lorica segmentata. He is also wearing strapped sandals, breeches, and a crested… Continue Reading