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By: Ann Brownlee
This heavy bronze cuirass served as a warrior’s chest protector. Only the front part survives of what was originally a cuirass made of two pieces fastened at the shoulders and sides. The surface is decorated with a raised geometric pattern of rows of triangles and dots. The elements of the pattern meet at a […]
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