Scutum. Legio XX with steel edging

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Height 120 cm, width 75 cm.
Weight about 7 kg.
Plywood, the field is covered with linen fabric, leather edging.

The shield field is curved. Plywood. The thickness is 8 mm. (gluing two layers of 4 mm.).
Umbon. Covering of the shield welt with steel. Pasting the shield field with a high-strength fabric. Coloring book. On the inside, imitation boards and staining paint.

Scutum (Latin: scutum, a) — a growth shield with a central handle and an umbon.
Given the rounded shape of the shield, a single handle on the inside of the shield boss and swords for the Roman legionaries were not on the left and on the right side, it should be assumed that the shield was kept in front of the chest and along the left side, and a Roman soldier pressed the enemy, leaning on shield shoulder and using his short sword, which in this use of the shield more convenient to wear it on the right.

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Height 120 cm, width 75 cm.
Weight about 7 kg.
Plywood, the field is covered with linen fabric, leather edging.

The shield field is curved. Plywood. The thickness is 8 mm. (gluing two layers of 4 mm.).
Umbon. Covering of the shield welt with steel. Pasting the shield field with a high-strength fabric. Coloring book. On the inside, imitation boards and staining paint.

Scutum (Latin: scutum, a) — a growth shield with a central handle and an umbon.
Given the rounded shape of the shield, a single handle on the inside of the shield boss and swords for the Roman legionaries were not on the left and on the right side, it should be assumed that the shield was kept in front of the chest and along the left side, and a Roman soldier pressed the enemy, leaning on shield shoulder and using his short sword, which in this use of the shield more convenient to wear it on the right.

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