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10th Century soldier

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Figure of Goliath, from a Latin Psalter of the tenth century in the British Museum
Additional MS., No. 18,043. The hauberk is coloured blue in the original, apparently indicating chain-mail. The curious combed helmet is of the same hue, clearly implying a defence of iron.

Author
Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe
By John Hewitt
Published in 1855
Available from books.google.com
Keywords
Armour, Shield, Soldiers, Spear
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