This traditional Roman helmet consists of a neck guard and cheek pieces which would have protected the neck and sides of the face from blows during battle. Only to be handled under strict supervison. This is not a toy and uses authentic materials in its construction.
035-HRHEL £ 73 .95
2 Lorica Segmenta (Armour) This style of armour would have been worn by the Roman Legions to protect the upper half of their bodies during battle. Consisting of four parts, the armour would have been held together by leather straps and lacing. Only to be used under strict supervision - this is not a toy and uses authentic materials.
035-HRLOR 3 Gladiator Mask 3
Imagine the life of a Gladiator in Ancient Rome! This realistic, stunning helmet is a replica of a Roman Gladiator’s helmet that would have been typical in the arena. Gladiators were very skillful and trained in combat, they were usually picked from prisoners of war, slaves, and sentenced criminals.There were also occasional volunteers. Approximate size: 28 x 30cm. Only to be handled under strict supervision, as this is not a toy and uses authentic materials in its construction.
035-HI00385 4 Roman Shield 4 Sizes 2 Top Tip
Look at the bottom of the soles, ask children what they think the studs are for ? Roman boots were made of several thicknesses of leather, studded with conical hobnails for marching over rough ground and using on the enemy when he had fallen. The metal studs on the soles helped prevent the leather wearing down quickly.
The Scutum, or shield, was the main form of body protection of the Roman soldiers. It served the purpose to defl ect missiles targeted at the soldiers, as well as protect them from the impact of hand held weapons yielded at them. The shield’s large size allowed the soldiers to form a “tustudo’’ or shield wall that could protect them during an advance. Made to authentic perfection following expert guidance of various historians, experts, museum- curators and enthusiasts. Available in two sizes.
035-HI00166 Child Size 61 x 39cm £ 79 .95 035-HI00167 Full Size 100 x 73cm £ 109 .95
5 Roman Sandals
Walk in a Roman soldier’s shoes! The Romans arrived in Britain wearing the caligae (military sandal) which exposed the toes, had a lattice, front lacing and a heavily nailed sole. The openness of the caligae enabled soldiers to wear them for marching, working and standing for long periods of time. Size 4.