Roman armour hinged strap fitting
© Museum of London
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Roman strap fitting or 'lorica segmentata' hinged strap fitting. Lorica segmentata was a type of armour used in the Roman Empire. This image shows a fragment of a strap fitting formed of two plates of bronze riveted together. The plate on the top is rectangular, the other has a curved end. This strap fitting was found with a complete hinge and pin.
43 AD - 410 AD