Friday, 27 March 2009

Let's go to Hollywood! 13th Warrior

Since we're onto the Vikings already...

Let's get into the military side of things, protective clothing. Layers of padded cloth or possibly leather are likely, and some images may show them, but no archaeological evidence survives. If they were used, they'd look something like this:

There is evidence for 4-in-1 mail armour, which would have been very expensive and limited to only wealthy and noble warriors:

So here's what Vikings wear in The 13th Warrior:


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