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Roman Retiarius: Astacius<BR>Rome, Italy circa 340 A.D.
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Roman Retiarius: Astacius
Rome, Italy circa 340 A.D.

Brand: Kaustic Plastik
Part Number:GIKP-0002
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Designed entirely in Italy, with the professional consultation of local archeologists, this is the first time that 1:6 scale gladiators are presented in 100% historically accurate form. Their armor and weapons are based on original artifacts discovered in the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy.

The Retiarius, literally "net-man" or "net-fighter" in Latin, was a Roman gladiator who fought with equipment styled on that of a fisherman: a weighted net (rete, hence the name), a three-pointed trident (fuscina or tridens), and a dagger (pugio). The retiarius was lightly armoured, wearing an arm guard (manica) and a shoulder guard (galerus).

Set Highlights:

- Newly developed muscular body
- "Lifelike" head sculpt and one extra pair of action hands
- Retiarius shoulder guard "galerus" based on original Pompeii model (Die-cast Metal)
- Retiarius Trident "fusciana or tridens" (Die-cast Metal and Wood)
- Retiarius small dagger "pugio" (Die-cast Metal blade)
- Retiarius special four spiked dagger "quadrens" (Die-cast Metal blade)
- Fabric Cushion gaiter and shoulder armor pad
- Leatherlike Arm guard "manica" and belt
- Retiarius net "rete"

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