A Greek bronze Cuirass with anatomically accurate musculature. It has turned edges around the arms and neck. Reposse nipples and navel. The front and back are joined by tubular hinges and there are also rings through which a leather thong can be put to hold the halves together while the pins are inserted into the hinges.
Closely copied from an example in the Metropolitan museum of art New York and dated to the 5th century B.C.
Can also be made in brass – see ID329