Korean cavalry scale armour, infantry helmet and plate armour

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A scale armour of a heavy cavalryman from the Korean kingdom of Koguryo ca. 6th cent CE in an uknown Korean museum. Note the protection of the neck and also his scale ‘trousers’.    More

Gaya heavy cavalryman

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A reconstruction of a heavy cavalryman of the Korean tribal union Gaya, ca. 4th cent CE, in an uknown Korean museum. He is protected by a full-body lamellar armour. Note the ‘opening’ of his armour around his waist in order to help him ride, and also his

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