Niederbieber Draco


Carole Raddato
published on 18 January 2021
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The Draco standard of Niederbieber, the only fully preserved draco military standard. This copper alloy object was discovered in the Limes fortress of Niederbieber in Germany. The Draco was adopted first into the Roman cavalry during the 2nd century CE. Landesmuseum Koblenz, Germany.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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