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30 January 2021

The Experience of the Reconstruction of the Roman Shields of the late 1st – early 2nd Centuries AD

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The Experience of the Reconstruction of the Roman Shields of the late 1st – early 2nd Centuries AD

The  article  is  devoted  to  the  reconstruction  of  Roman  shields  that  could  have  been  used  by  soldiers of units situated in early 2nd century AD in Tyras. An experiment was carried out on the  reproduction  of  the  technology  of  manufacturing  Roman  shields,  based  on  information  from known sources. At the experiment, the reconstruction was made of four shields (scuta) of various shapes and with different variants of painting, based on images that can be related to the units that carried the service in the Northern Black Sea region.

Source: Shamenkov S. (2019) The Experience of the Reconstruction of the Roman Shields of the late 1st – early 2nd Centuries AD. Striy. №1: 67-89

Source web-site: http://striy.org.ua/index.php/striy/article/view/6/5

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