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T’ang dynasty Era lamellar armour and helmet

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A recreation of a T’ang dynasty Era (or a generic Tang-type) lamellar cuirass and helmet. Creators unknown: felicitations to them for their superb work.

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Viking warriors from the Jorvik Viking Festival

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Three Viking warriors in a reenactment from the Jorvik Viking Festival (2012).

Reenactors and creators of the helmets, armour, clothing etc, are unknown: kudos to them for their marvelous work.

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Late Byzantine warrior 14th century

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A fine Byzantine hagiography of Saint Mercurios, early 14th century. His arms and armour are typical Byzantine of the Late period (church of Saint Clementios, Ochris).

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Chinese officer & soldiers of the Northern & Southern dynasties Period (AD 386–589)

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A representation of a Chinese officer, an infantryman and a cavalryman of the Northern and Southern dynasties Period (AD 386–589) from Liu Yonghua’s excellent book on the warriors of Imperial Eras China (copyright: Liu Yonghua).

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100 Viking swords found in Estonia are the largest discovery to date

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Republication from Norway today

Viking swords in Wikimedia commons

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Scandinavia is an archeological hotspot when it comes to Viking discoveries.

But there’s another Northern European area that has been especially important for Viking finds, too: the Baltic region – and Estonia in particular.

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