Sheet-bronze shield, in perfect condition: only slightly doomed shield, beaten out from a single disc of bronze; pronounced conical boss with stepped edge, 100mm in Dm., 42mm high; twenty-seven concentric ribs alternating with rows of bosses, rib width 4mm, boss Dm. 4-4,5mm; rim turned to front; handle of tubular sheet-bronze riveted to back, 143mm long; two tabs riveted to back, only one remains, 29mm long; round and conical rivet heads; hammer-marks visible in boss and handle.

Sheet-bronze shield, in perfect condition: only slightly doomed shield, beaten out from a single disc of bronze; pronounced conical boss with stepped edge, 100mm in Dm., 42mm high; twenty-seven concentric ribs alternating with rows of bosses, rib width 4mm, boss Dm. 4-4,5mm; rim turned to front; handle of tubular sheet-bronze riveted to back, 143mm long; two tabs riveted to back, only one remains, 29mm long; round and conical rivet heads; hammer-marks visible in boss and handle.
1873,0210.1,
AN1293206001

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