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Old 1st November 2015, 10:19 PM   #25
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tibetan cavalry -note lamellae are laced and overlapped to guard from strikes from below. as is the properly laced helmet posted earlier. infantry lamellar armour would be laced the other way, more like roof tiles, to protect from blows from above. lamella are overlapped to increase the metal and to support the lamella next to them - distributing the force from a blow, not side by side which only presents one thickness & has weak points (gaps) at the butted edges.
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