Inv. n°: MMoCA265c

Greek Chalcidian Muscle Backplate

Bronze short muscle armour with anatomical details. The lower rim with a soldered, fine-bead and reel border. The left sides of both breast and back plate fitted with long riveted plates with wave-shaped edges bearing embossed decoration and lacing loops.

h. 41.5 cm

5th-4th century BC



  • Axel Guttmann collection (AG 602/R136a,b), Berlin
  • Acquired at Hermann Historica, Auction 57, Munich, April 2009, lot 313


  • Hermann Historica, Auction 57, Munich, April 2009, lot 313
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 231, fig. 132


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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