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Reconstructed by 琥璟明 (Not the guy in photo), one of the better reconstructor (is that even a word?) in China. Early Western Han, unarmoured Infantry. Note that only the first three pics are in complete costume. Subsequent pictures are to showcase the undercloth. Early Western Han, light armoured Infantry.
Dig up from Han Dynasty ancient text. Generic Term fù nǚ （妇女） Woman shāng rén （商人） Trader rú shēng （儒生） Confucian Scholar dào shi （道士） Taoist (I will exclude Buddhists atm because they spread to China during Eastern Han) bù zú （步卒） Infantry qīng qí （轻骑） Light Cavalry tū qí （突骑） Shock Cavalry jiàn shì （剑士）Swordsman. The term shì '士' might implies these are not your run-of-the-mill everyday sword infantry though. jiá shì (甲士) generic term for 'armored infantryman' jiá qí (甲骑) generic term for 'armored cavalryman' Border Army tún tián bīng （屯田兵）frontier guard - settler. Think Late Roman Limitanei