Roman Boxing Gloves from Vindolanda

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Carole Raddato
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published on 26 September 2022

Roman boxing gloves unearthed during the excavation of a pre-Hadrianic cavalry barrack (c. 100 CE) at the Vindolanda Roman fort in Northumberland, northern England. They are the only surviving boxing gloves from the Roman Empire.

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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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Raddato, C. (2022, September 26). Roman Boxing Gloves from Vindolanda. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16442/roman-boxing-gloves-from-vindolanda/

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Boxing Gloves from Vindolanda." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 26, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16442/roman-boxing-gloves-from-vindolanda/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Boxing Gloves from Vindolanda." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Sep 2022. Web. 08 Dec 2022.

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