Breastplates sentence example

breastplates
  • Initially, the French cavalry was even more bizarrely dressed with burnished silver breastplates and plumed helmets.

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  • Gold and silver had been applied to the adornment of helmets and breastplates from the 7th century, but it was in the 12th century that the decoration reached the high degree of elaboration shown us in the armour of the Japanese Bayard, Yoshitsune, which is still preserved at Kasuga, Nara.

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  • They wore iron breastplates, a style later adopted by the northern raiders.

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  • Tongans also made ivory breastplates as ornaments for themselves.

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  • No actual bodyarmour, except such as was ceremonial and buried with the dead, like the gold breastplates in the circle-graves at 1Vlycenae.

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