Roman staff building (Principia) 1:87

The principia was the central building in every Roman military camp and a kind of headquarters with a parade ground, a sanctuary and a regimental chest. Cardboard model, 1:87.

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Roman Staff Building (Principia) 1:87

Model of a roman principia made of cardboard. Scale 1:87, size 30 x 21 x 7 cm. Difficulty 1 of 4 (easy), consisting of 4 sheets of cardboard. The pieces must be cut out with a scissor, folded and glued. Very detailed paper modelling for hobbyists, suitable for building individual dioramas and for educational purposes for schools and museums. The roof of the sacellum, where the unit's stadrads were stored, can be removed.


Roman Principia, cardboard model 1:87

The Principia was the central building in every Roman military camp and a kind of headquarters. They were built according to standardised construction plans and had a courtyard, which was mainly lined with arcades. In some cases (such as in Saalburgkastell or in the Roman cavalry fort in Aalen), the Principia were completed with a large vestibule. However, the actual centre of the representative Principia was a rear row of buildings with several rooms, in which the regimental sanctuary with the unit units (sacellum) and the regimental chest was located. The central courtyard was probably used as a parade ground.


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Delivery time 3-4 weeks
weight 0.200000
size 30 x 21 x 7 cm
Scale 1:87
Level of difficulty 1- easy
Type of model Building
Era Romans
Material Cardboard
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