Late Republican and early Imperial Roman shields (Roman Army - Brasseys History of Uniform).

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Roman Shield ~ "The winged sun is a symbol associated with divinity, royalty and power in the Ancient Near East (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, and Persia" --wikipedia

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Roman Shields There were many kinds of Roman shields used by legionaries (soldiers). Earlier on they were oval and flat, but at the time of the invasion of Britain (AD43) most were rectangular and curved, like part of a cylinder.

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Roman Scutum - Roman Shield, Ancient Rome - Roman Shields - Reconstruction of a typical Shield of the Roman legionaire, rectangular introduced from the first century AD and used until the third century,

Making a Roman shield can be a daunting task, but this project showing you how to make a Roman shield means you'll be ready to defend in no time at all!

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