A gladiator figurineThis is a drawing taken from a clay figurine of a gladiator. These gladiator figurines were quite common as a sort of souvenir. I find the sword this gladiator carries particularly interesting: it's like an arm and hand! Note the strapped arm and small shield. This gladiator wears shin-guards too.

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