Forging Forgotten Ancient Greek Armor (Video)
Dimitrios Katsikis, a self-taught master of the forgotten art of forging ancient Greek armor, is a time-keeper for the relics of yore. With his handcrafted tools and keen understanding of history, he skillfully melds unassuming materials into breathtakingly intricate sets of defensive battle gear, embodying the warrior spirit of the legendary Greek fighters.
As an ardent researcher and historian, Katsikis has the uncanny ability to resurrect the vestiges of history from a mere handful of surviving fragments. His painstakingly accurate reconstructions of these ancient artifacts have not only preserved history but have also found esteemed spaces in museums across Greece.
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Top image: Dimitrios Katsikis pictured with one of his Greek armor creations. Credit: Dimitrios Karvountzis / Dimitrios Katsikis / Hellenic Armors.