Corbridge Hoard
These are scanned slides of the armour from the collection of material found in an iron-bound, leather-covered chest during excavations at the Roman site of Corbridge in Northumberland (UK). It was the armour in this collection, popularly known as the Corbridge Hoard, that enabled H. Russell Robinson and Charles Daniels to produce the first accurate working reconstruction of the type of articulated plate body armour often referred to as 'lorica segmentata' (a term coined in the 16th century, not the Roman period). Full details were published in the now out-of-print L. Allason-Jones and M.C. Bishop Excavations at Roman Corbridge: the Hoard, HBMCE Archaeological Report 7 (London 1988) ISBN 1-85074-191-3
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