Three plates of linked scale armour - 933.25.3_1

933.25.3_1

Three plates of linked scale armour

Medium:Iron or steel scales with copper-alloy links
Geography: Excavated at Dura-Europos, Syria
Date: early 3rd Century
Period: Roman Empire
Dimensions:
13 cm, 42.2 g
Object number: 933.25.3
On view
Gallery Location:Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery - Wirth Gallery of the Middle East Temporary Exhibition Space
Object History: From the Yale University Excavations in the Sixth Season of work, October 1932 to March 1933. Records indicate the finds are "perhaps" from Tower 19. Acquired by the ROM in 1933 through exchange.
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