AG207 Birka Type Lamellar Armour


This reproduction of an early medieval lamellar cuirass is made of thick D-shaped steel slats and leather. It has shoulder/upper arm protections, a full back and is equipped with three adjustable leather straps with bronze buckles on one side. This kind of armour was quite widespread with the North Germanic peoples during the Viking Age and remained in use until the late Middle Ages.

Made of steel scales (thickness: approx. 1.25 mm and leather
Overall length: front approx. 67 cm, back approx. 63 cm
Chest circumference 110 to 120 cm, adjustable with straps and buckles
- Weight 8 kg