Tag Archives: Ancient Military

Gallic warrior. 1st century BC.

Gallic warrior. Gaul dress. Gaulish soldier costume.

Gallic warrior in armor.

Gallic warrior. 1st century BC.

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Gallic chieftain under the Roman domination.

Gallic chieftain costume. Gaul warrior. 2nd to 3rd century clothing

Gallic chieftain.

Gallic chieftain under the Roman domination. 2nd to 3rd century.

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Gallic leader before the Roman conquest.

Gallic leader. Gaul warrior. Gaulish soldier costume.

Gallic leader before the Roman conquest.

Gallic leader before the Roman conquest.

1st century. Gaul independent.

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Roman legionary in full armor.

Costume Roman legionary. full armor. weapons. Ancient soldier outfit.

Roman legionary in full armor with signum.

Roman legionary.full armor.weapons

Roman legionary without Signum

Roman legionary.full armor weapons

Back of Roman legionary

Roman legionary in full armor.

Reconstructed after reliefs of the Trajan’s Column (Completed in AD 113). With the addition of original artefacts of the same period.

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Assyrian, Egyptians and Medes costumes in pre-Christian times.

Ancient Egyptian costumes. Pharaoh dress. Assyrian, Medes Costumes.

Assyrians, Medes and Egyptians costumes

Assyrian, Egyptians and Medes Costumes in pre-Christian times.

Top row left: Dress of the Assyrian High Priest. Assyrian king. Right: Noble Medes clothing.
Bottom row left: Clothing of a noble Egyptian, Egyptian Queen and distinguished Egyptian. Right: Clothing of Egyptian court official, King (Pharaoh) and fan carrier of the king.

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Gallic and Gallo-Roman helmets of Celtic warriors.

Ancient Celtic warriors. Gallic and Gallo-Roman helmets. Gauls Soldiers. Horned helmets. Celtic Cernunnos

Gallic and Gallo-Roman helmets

Gallic and Gallo-Roman helmets.

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Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor.

Ancient warriors. Roman legionary, Gallic warrior, Greek Hoplite Warrior, Carolingian Frankish knights. Merovingian warriors, Carl Gimbel

Life-size warrior figures

Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment.

Carl Gimbel Collection.

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Amazon female warrior.

Amazon female warrior. Ancient costume.

Amazon female warrior in 7th Century B.C.

Amazon female warrior in VIII. Century B.C.

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Statue of Hadrian in full military costume.

Statue of Hadrian. Ancient Roman Costume. Rome Emperor in armor

Statue of Hadrian

Statue of Hadrian

A statue of Hadrian, in full military costume, with bare but bearded head, right arm and hand extended forward, and the left hand bearing the parazonium, or small short sword, in its sheath. The paludamentum falling over the left shoulder is wound round the arm. Upon his body is a cuirass richly decorated, the upper part near the neck exhibiting the head of winged gorgon, below which is an embossed allegorical representation of Fortune, with her usual emblems, the torch and cornucopiæ, and beneath her, agaien, a reclining and half-nacked female, probably representing a province on the earth; to the right and left of this principal group are two trophies, at the feet of which are, respectly, a male captive with his hands tied behind him, and another figure, perhaps, from the dress, intended to represent a Dacian captive. On his feet are boots, caligae, richly ornamented and reaching up to the calves of his legs; the upper part of them above the instep being adorned with a lion`s head, and the lower part and sides of the feet with various floral decorations.

Source: A description of the collection of ancient Marbles in the British Museum by Combe Taylor, London 1861.

Related: Ancient Roman Costume History in Europe B.C. 53 to A.D. 450.

Costumes East Europe, Ancient Times. Sarmatian, Dacian, Soythian

Ancient costumes history. Sarmatians, Soythians Armour, Dacians Costumes, Fashion, Clothing

Costumes East Europe, Ancient Times

Costumes East Europe, Ancient Times.

Sarmatians: Warriors.
Dacians: Warriors 5.6.7. Women. 8.9. King.12.
Soythians: Warriors. 13.14. Prince 15.

Read more: The Ancient Dacians costume BY JAMES ROBINSON PLANCHÉ, ESQ., DICTIONARY of DRESS.

Published: Carl Rohrbach, Albert Kretschmer. The Costumes of all Nations from the Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century: Exhibiting the Dress and Habits of All Classes, Regal, Ecclesiastical, Noble, Military, Judicial, and Civil. H. Sotheran, London 1882.