Nov 26, 2020 · Lamellar armour is a type of body armour, made from small rectangular plates (scales or lamellae) of iron or steel, leather (rawhide), or bronze laced into horizontal rows. Lamellar armor was used over a wide range of time periods in Central Asia, Eastern Asia (especially in China, Japan, Mongolia, and Tibet), Western Asia, and Eastern Europe.
Lamellar armour consists of small platelets known as...
- Use and history
The earliest evidence points to the post-Iron Age Assyrians...
- Japanese lamellar armour
Lamellar armor reached Japan around the 5th century,...
13 hours ago · Chinese armour was predominantly lamellar from the Warring States period (481 BC - 221 BC) onward, prior to which animal parts such as rhinoceros hide, rawhide, and turtle shells were used for protection. Lamellar armour was supplemented by scale armour since the Warring States period or earlier.
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2 days ago · Lamellar More than 30 lamellae (individual plates for lamellar armour ) were found in Birka, Sweden, in 1877, 1934 and 1998–2000.  They were dated to the same approximate period as the Gjermundbu mailshirt (900‒950) and may be evidence that some Vikings wore this armour, which is a series of small iron plates laced together or sewed to ...
3 days ago · When a united Japan entered the peaceful Edo period, samurai continued to use both plate and lamellar armour as a symbol of their status. Ōyamazumi Shrine is known as a treasure house of Japanese armour. It houses 40% of Japanese armour that has been designated as a National treasure and an Important Cultural Property.
Nov 28, 2020 · Plate armour was used in Japan during the Nara period (646-793); both plate and lamellar armours have been found in burial mounds, and haniwa (ancient clay figures) have been found depicting warriors wearing full armour.
Nov 20, 2020 · Armour (British English) or armor (American English; see spelling differences) is a protective covering that is used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual or vehicle by direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or from damage caused by a potentially dangerous environment or activity (e.g., cycling, construction sites, etc.).
Nov 06, 2020 · Wootz armour tends to be things like simple bracers, shallow skull-caps, and cuirasses with the breast, back, and sides made of four different plates. Today cutlers usually prefer medium-carbon steels with around 0.6-1.0% carbon for swords and big knives, not high-carbon steels like wootz / crucible steel. Like Like
Nov 05, 2020 · Two centuries before that, the Romans were both facing and hiring Sarmatian heavy cavalry on armored horses wearing lamellar armor with lances and long swords. In other words, the 'knight' or armored horseman using a lance for an impact charge, was present in western Europe at least 300 years before the first stirrup of any kind arrived.
4 days ago · Plaka zırh, demir veya çelikten dövülen, tarihî bir kişisel zırh çeşidi. Roma dönemindeki lorica segmentata gibi erken dönem örnekleri bulunsa da; bütün plaka zırh, Avrupa'da Geç Dönem Orta Çağ zamanı, özellikle 13. yüzyıldan beri zincir zırh üzerine giyilen plakalar sonucu, Yüz Yıl Savaşı bağlamında gelişmiştir.