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My favourite application of bronze has always been the cuirass (breastplate), shield, spear, sword and greaves of the Spartan soldiers.
The remains of the tunic-like garment, known as a cuirass, are held in the new Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
The cuirass suffered damage during the excavation, likely while being removed from its original box and when an attempt was made to unfold it.
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