Lot consisting of Italic armour Alfedana type, bronze breast & back plates with dark-green patina decorated with 4-footed beasts, 3 pieces of former shoulder strap, a gorget & two iron swords
The bronze breast and back plates have iron backing and trim. The centres of both plates are decorated with long-legged, four-footed fabulous beasts with duck-like heads. The gorget has strong triple ridges and the ends are rolled in. Also three pieces of the former shoulder straps, bronze and iron, which fastened the armour over a shoulder, and was then attached to the body with additional leather straps and fastenings.
- , Auction 54
- , Galerie Gunter Puhze Kunst der Antike, Munich
- , "Graeco-Italic Militaria", Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, France
- Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011
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