Bronze caliga from an over life-size statue of a Roman cavalryman

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Carole Raddato
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published on 07 January 2014
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This bronze caliga was part of an over life-size statue of a Roman cavalryman from the 1st or the 2nd century CE. Caligae were heavy hob-nailed military boots worn by Roman legionary soldiers, auxiliaries and cavalrymen throughout the period of the Roman Republic and 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. (2014, January 07). Bronze caliga from an over life-size statue of a Roman cavalryman. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2206/bronze-caliga-from-an-over-life-size-statue-of-a-r/

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Raddato, Carole. "Bronze caliga from an over life-size statue of a Roman cavalryman." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 07, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2206/bronze-caliga-from-an-over-life-size-statue-of-a-r/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Bronze caliga from an over life-size statue of a Roman cavalryman." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Jan 2014. Web. 16 Sep 2021.