This musculata is a replica of a relatively short original from the Archaic period. It was mainly worn by the Greek cavalry.
The armour plate is made of steel and covered with bronze. It is suitable for a chest circumference up to 122 cm and it weighs 2,5 kg. The musculata can be closed at the sides and has shoulderplates with hinges.
Material: bronzed brass;
Steel thickness: 1.2 mm;
Maximum breast circumference: 113 - 120 cm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Weight: 5 kg.;
Transport weight (gram): 5000 *
Does this armour fit?
Do you wear a gambeson: add 10-15 cm to your circumference.
Do you wear a gambeson and hauberk: Add 15-20 cm to your circumference.
Tip: Is this armour too big for you? You can easily add extra padding.
Attaching armour & chainmail
To attach your armour or chainmail securely, you can attach leather laces to your gambeson and fasten these to your armour / chainmail. The armour thus remains in position during a fight.
Maintenance & care
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your armour regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.