Buckle plate from lorica segmenta

This is part of a buckle used in the legionary soldier’s armour. This piece held a leather strap to attach through a buckle.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
copper alloy
Common Name
buckle plate from lorica segmenta
Simple Name
segmented armour; buckle plate
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Year Low
Production Year High

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lorica segmenta; buckle plate