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Shield-Boss
SKU: AH6751B


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Product Detail



Product Name:Shield-Boss

SKU:AH6751B


Features

  • Round mirror polished, brass shield boss
  • blackened back
  • pre-drilled mounting holes
  • Diameter: 8 1/4"
  • Height: 2 1/2
  • weight: 8.2 oz

Description

This round highly polished, Roman shield boss is made of brass. The reverse side has been blackened. It has pre-drilled holes to affix this boss to your Roman shield. Diameter: 8 1/4, Height: 2 1/2, weight: 8.2 oz

Historical Period

To date, the archeological evidence indicates that the boss was circular in shape and made of iron. Early examples of the 5th through the 7th centuries were carinated.

Inspiration

A Lombard shield boss from northern Italy, 7th century (Metropolitan Museum of Art)