1st century Roman brass greaves (cohortes praetoriae)
Roman legionary leg protection made from massive brass with beautyful artwork.
The shin plate and knee plate are separate, though they are hinged together for articulated movement. They are richly embossed with a Guardsman and Serpents upon one greave and Hercules upon another. Both have the eagle of Rome embossed upon the knee. The interior of the greaves have a black finish. Leather cord is knotted to the back rings, allowing for the greaves to be laced to the leg.
Suitable for wearing on either side. Delivery includes one pair.
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Materials: 1,5 mm brass, leather
Inner leather lining
Size: One size
Overall length: Approx. 57,5 cm (22 5/8")
Knee Plate Length: Approx. 42 cm (6 1/2")
Shin plate length: Approx. 17,145 cm (6 3/4")
Weight: Approx. 0,9 kg (2,12 lb) each