Did Egyptians wear armor?

So, I’m trying to come up with some sci-fi armor that has a distinct Egyptian look to it, without looking at or accidentally recreating all those cool designs from Stargate. In doing so, I tried finding some reference for ancient Egyptian armor, but I haven’t seen much. It looks like they wore more decorative stuff than protective. Here’s a sketch of one study I did. Sorry it’s so blurry. There’s not much light where I’m working right now…


About Sam Garland

Freelance illustrator specializing in science fiction and fantasy artwork.

Posted on July 31, 2013, in Sketchbook and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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