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Spanish Armor Breastplate, Exterior

ELMO00000284_D_2.jpg Spanish Armor Breastplate, InteriorThumbnailsHistoric Acoma Jar, Alternate View

Cultural Period: Spanish Colonial (late 1500s – 1846)

Description: Spanish armor breastplate, or cuirass, with a “proof mark” in the left half. This hemispherical dent was the result of a musket ball fired into the armor to “prove” the efficacy of the manufacture.

Provenience: Unknown.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Author
Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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