The Roman Cavalry Saddle

@article{Connolly1991TheRC,
  title={The Roman Cavalry Saddle},
  author={Peter Connolly and Carol van Driel-Murray},
  journal={Britannia},
  year={1991},
  volume={22},
  pages={33 - 50}
}
No Roman saddle survives complete. For its reconstruction we are therefore reduced to depictions or models of saddled horses and to making sense out of what archaeological evidence remains. Since Groenman-van Waateringe's study of 1967, it is clear that the archaeological evidence for saddles consists of the leather outer casing and metal horn stiffeners: neither of them, however, have ever been found in association. 
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