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…

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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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