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>>490BC Greek hoplites
>>>greaves
Subject: ὁπλίτης heavy infantry hoplite
Culture: Classical Greek
Setting: late Archaic, Persian wars, Aegean 7th-5thc BC
Object: κνημίδες greaves








* Museum of Fine Arts > Art of the Ancient World
"Greave (shin guard) for the right leg  Italy.  Said to have been found near Bologna, Italy  
Late Archaic period, about 510-480 B.C.  Bronze" ...

* Museum of Fine Arts > Art of the Ancient World
"Greave (shin guard)  Greece. Said to have been found in Elis, Greece
Archaic period, about 650-625 B.C.  Bronze" ...







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* Royal Ontario Museum > Bronze Age Aegean
"GREEK-STYLE LEG ARMOUR
A pair of bronze greaves, hammered to fit the shape of the leg.  A standard piece of armour worn by the Greek foot-soldier (hoplite)
Bronze, Italian-Greek colonial, or native Italic
5th-4th century BC." ...