Ancient Spartan Shield (18 cm)


Known as a hoplon - from which is derived the name of its bearer, the hoplite—the shield was, together with the spear, the most important weapon of the Spartan warrior. Each shield was circular and convex, weighed more than 15 pounds, and measured three feet in diameter.

Ancient Greek life size Spartan shield bearing the capital lambda, the fearsome symbol of the Lacedaemonians.

Original Bronze.

Height : 18 cm
Width : 11 cm
Depth : 5 cm
Weight : 0,9 kg



Data sheet

Armor - Shields