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Cuirasses

Scope note

Armor protecting the front and back of the torso, variously made throughout their history of layers of linen or leather, metal scales, lames, or plates, or combinations of leather and metal.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300036768

Broader Terms used

<body armor: torso>

Equivalent Terms used

cuirass

Created

11yrs ago

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