Item Code: AN54-21
Sculptor: Pongsatorn Kanthaboon
Review Publication Date: December 29th 2008
AN54-21 – “Garamante Warrior sec I AC” is a 54mm white metal figure from La Meridiana Miniatures’ “Rome’s Enemies” range of figures. Sculpted by historical miniature sculptorPongsatorn Kanthaboon, the box-art is painted by Italian box-art painter Danilo Cartacci.
Seemingly based on the Plate A Illustration 3 of Osprey Publishing’s “Rome’s Enemies (5): The Desert Frontier” , this figure is almost exclusively based upon a comparison of written sources with later traditional costume. He has the litham face-covering worn by many Saharan tribesmen and the skin cloak associated with the most remote tribes. His spear was made in the Sudan, and he is otherwise armed with a sling. The huge leather shield would later be known as a lamt.