The shoulder protector (galerus) was worn by the retiarius. It was made of bronze and covered the shoulder and the upper arm, where it was attached to the manica. With the metal plate sticking out on the upper side, the gladiator could just partially protect his head.
This is a brass replica of a galernus as it was worn in the 1st century AD. It has two leather straps for attachment to the neck and arm. The height of the galerus is 37 cm, its width is 31 cm and it weighs 1,45 kg.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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