Roman segmented plate armor torso. the lorica segmentata was the breastplate of the roman legionnaire. it literally means armor in pieces and had 4 separate sections (right and left torso and shoulder pieces) were buckled, hinged, strapped, tied, etc. by brass fittings. made of 18 gauge mild steel; real brass accents; strong leather straps; overall weight: .4 lbs; will fit a – chest .