Ancient Spartan Shield (18.5 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.
Collection object in 250 pieces. Piece number 28
Spartan shield, 4th century B.C.
Oxidized bronze with golden coated details.
Height : 18,5 cm
Width : 15 cm
Depth : 5,5 cm
Weight : 1,1 kg
- Armor - Shields