Torso of a Cuirassed Statue, A.D. 81–96, Unknown artist. Marble

Drawing from Antiquity: Greek and Roman Armor


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Greek and Roman warriors wore intricate, expertly made armor, found in surviving ancient examples and in realistic images in ancient art. Explore painted vases, carved marble, and the bronze armor of humans and horses. Learn about different types of helmets, shields, and breastplates, then draw from a piece that inspires you. Supplies are provided, and all skill levels are welcome. Sign up begins 15 minutes before the start of the program at the Tour Meeting Place. This is a free program.

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