Roman Auxiliary Cavalry Scutum - This shield is made predominantly out of wood with additional wooden back bracing for added strength. Edged in brass and fitted with brass umbo, See larger pictures for more details. Avalable in red or blue (Blue version shown in picture).
The Adamklissi metopes show the auxiliary infantry equipped with large flat oval shields. (Metope 14) Conversely, the cavalry are shown with an assortment of hexagonal, rectangular and long parallel-sided oval shields.
This shield differs slightly from the image - in that the brass boss is square.
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