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Armor Fragments of Scales from a Cuirass

Date:
ca. 300–710
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
largest fragment: L. 5 in. (12.7 cm); W. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); smallest fragment: L. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); W. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, by exchange, 1906
Accession Number:
06.310.4a–k
Not on view
From burial mounds at Omi, Kita-Saitamagori, Musashi province. Received in exchange from the Imperial Museum, Tokyo, 1907.
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