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Bronze belt fitting

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From Strageath, Perthshire

Postcard of Bronze belt fitting.
000-100-103-278-C
© National Museums Scotland

Bronze belt fitting

This bronze belt fitting was found at the site of the Roman outpost fort at Strageath in Perthshire. It was worn by either a legionary or auxiliary soldier sometime between 80 and 180 AD.

Soldier's belt fitting of bronze, from Strageath, Perthshire, 80 - 180 AD

Belts were an essential item of clothing for a Roman soldier. Although leather rarely survives, the fittings, buckles and strap ends have been found.


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Online ID: 000-100-103-278-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  X.1997.256
Date: 80 - 180 AD
Between 80 and 180 AD
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What: Belt fitting, soldier's
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Where: Scotland, Perthshire, Muthill, Strageath
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