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Harness Junction

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from Newstead, Roxburghshire

Harness Junction
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This bronze harness junction was found during excavations at the site of the Roman fort at Newstead in Roxburghshire. The harness equipment of the auxiliary cavalry would have needed many such simple rings. It was used between 80 and 100 AD.

Bronze ring from Newstead

There were two classes of Roman soldiers: the elite legionary and the ordinary auxiliary, each with its own equipment. Every soldier, infantry and cavalry, was fully equipped. Military equipment was mass produced.

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