Combined Warrior on Celtic Warrioress
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COMBINED ARMOR ON CELTIC WARRIORESS

Since there was a general scarcity of armor due to limited production and cost, it was common for warriors to salvage whatever items they could from a battlefield. Thus, suits of armor often contained different styles, pieces and items as they were individually obtained.

The above graphic is an excellent representation of what a Celtic Warrioress may have looked like after acquiring her armor piece by piece. There is Roman influence in the cupped helmet, shoulder splints and shortsword. There are Central European flairs in the scale bracers and celtic influence in the fur and animal hide tunic.

Soldiers looked forward to looting battlefields after the skirmish not only to own captured armor, but to show off each piece as an individual trophy.