The diameter of the kalkan is 72 cm .
Plywood. The thickness is 8 mm.
The umbon is 1.5 mm thick. The inner diameter of the umbo is 14 cm. Height 5 cm.
Skin covering of the shield welt. Pasting the shield field with a high-strength fabric.
Coloring. Shoulder strap included.
The kalkan has 2 attachment systems on the arm and can be used both with a fist and an elbow grip.
Kalkan (turk. Kalkan — shield) is a round shield, typical in the XVI—XVIII centuries in Persia, Turkey and Central Asia, and also used in Eastern Europe (Poland and Hungary). Similar shields were used in the east to Korea and China, their spread is associated with the Mongol influence.
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