Rome Lorica squamata is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic and at later periods.

Rome Lorica squamata is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic and at later periods.

Ancient Roman lorica squamata fragments currently on display at Museum Carnuntinum ( Austria, Bad Deutsch-Altenburg).

Ancient Roman lorica squamata fragments currently on display at Museum Carnuntinum ( Austria, Bad Deutsch-Altenburg).

Makadonian coin: Reverse of Philip II stater, 324 BC.

Makadonian coin: Reverse of Philip II stater, 324 BC.

Roman kitchen. From The Pompejanum, the reproduction of a Roman house, built in Aschaffenburg in 1840-1848 for King Ludwig I of Bavaria,. The Pompejanum (Pompeiianum) is now a Museum.

Roman kitchen. From The Pompejanum, the reproduction of a Roman house, built in Aschaffenburg in 1840-1848 for King Ludwig I of Bavaria,. The Pompejanum (Pompeiianum) is now a Museum.

Greek gold coin, 4th Century BCE. Minted in: Panticapaeum.The creature is possibly a Sphinx of protection and the arrow may represent the warfare used to back it up. " Its economic decline in the 4th–3rd centuries BC was the result of the Sarmatian conquest of the steppes and the growing competition of Egyptian grain." (wikipedia) Note grain under sphinx.

Greek gold coin, 4th Century BCE. Minted in: Panticapaeum.The creature is possibly a Sphinx of protection and the arrow may represent the warfare used to back it up. " Its economic decline in the 4th–3rd centuries BC was the result of the Sarmatian conquest of the steppes and the growing competition of Egyptian grain." (wikipedia) Note grain under sphinx.

Roman tavern menu: " We have chicken, fish, ham and hen". Musei Capitolini, Rome.

Roman tavern menu: " We have chicken, fish, ham and hen". Musei Capitolini, Rome.

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