Etruscan Bronze Cuirass

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Illustration

Jeffrey King
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 02 June 2019

A c. 7th or 6th Century BCE Etruscan breastplate. This breastplate or cuirass bears similarities to an ancient Greek "muscle cuirass", because it is modeled after a human torso with features such as pectoral muscles and a spine. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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Art, M. M. o. (2019, June 02). Etruscan Bronze Cuirass. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10831/etruscan-bronze-cuirass/

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Etruscan Bronze Cuirass." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 02, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10831/etruscan-bronze-cuirass/.

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