MG104 Shoulder Guard, tinned brass


Made after archeological finds from Pompei. The gladiatorial ludus of the city contained several retiarius shoulder protections, such as this one. The engreaved sea related motives (a trident, a crab, an anchor, a rudder and a delphin meet the gladiator fighting technique, catching its foe with a fishnet.

Tinned iron. 39cm high, 31cm wide. Weigth 1,7kg