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Excelent illustration by Graham Sumner late 2nd century legionary of LEG-III-ITALICA.

Excelent illustration by Graham Sumner late 2nd century legionary of LEG-III-ITALICA.

Bildresultat för roman army third century

Bildresultat för roman army third century

Amateur attempt to draw a Roman centurion in the end of the Marcomannic Wars (A.D. 180?). According to general knowledge and local archeological evidence from Iza (Slovakia) and Musov (Czech republic).

Amateur attempt to draw a Roman centurion in the end of the Marcomannic Wars (A. According to general knowledge and local archeological evidence from Iza (Slovakia) and Musov (Czech republic).

Roman soldiers carried a pickaxe called a dolabra, which were often decorated with covers to protect the sharp edge of the bade. These are based on examples from Continental Europe.

Roman soldiers carried a pickaxe called a dolabra, which were often decorated with covers to protect the sharp edge of the bade. These are based on examples from Continental Europe.

Tools, ~1st century, England; Legio XX: The Twentieth Legion, generally portraying mid-first century AD Anglo-Roman recreations

Legio XX: The Twentieth Legion, generally portraying mid-first century AD Anglo-Roman recreations

HUGE 12.6″-3.94 lbs ROMAN PERIOD ~ ANCIENT ROMAN LEGIONARY AXE ~ DOLABRA #5  Price : 120.00  Ends on : 3 days    - #Ancient, #Egypt

HUGE 12.6″-3.94 lbs ROMAN PERIOD ~ ANCIENT ROMAN LEGIONARY AXE ~ DOLABRA #5 Price : 120.00 Ends on : 3 days - #Ancient, #Egypt

Dolabra sheath from Germany

Dolabra sheath from Germany

Republican and Imperial style Dolabra

Republican and Imperial style Dolabra

LIGO (mattox)

LIGO (mattox)

Lock, Stock, and History — The tool that built the Roman Empire — The Dolabra...

Lock, Stock, and History — The tool that built the Roman Empire — The Dolabra...

Lock, Stock, and History — The tool that built the Roman Empire — The Dolabra...

Lock, Stock, and History — The tool that built the Roman Empire — The Dolabra...

The Dolabra, a Roman entrenching tool. Tacitus mentions the Romans using these as weapons during the tight  close quarter fighting that took place Battle of Cremona in the Civil War of AD 69.

The Dolabra, a Roman entrenching tool. Tacitus mentions the Romans using these as weapons during the tight close quarter fighting that took place Battle of Cremona in the Civil War of AD