An ancient Greek faceplate of a warriors shield "Shield boss", C. 300 BC
Constructed of a thin hammered sheet with triple concentric circles stepped form, some remains of iron pin attachments. Minor edge roughness and losses, otherwise exc. cond.
Such shields as this would have been used by the Greeks in their battles with ...click for details
A wonderful set of ancient arrowheads from three different periods, Iron Age, 1000 BC - Greek- 400 BC and the Roman period, 100 300 AD
One of the reasons for the soldier's success was their weapons. Besides his sword or spear, the most common weapon for a soldier would have been his bow and arrow. Bronze weapons were far superior to soft copper blades. Arrowheads were produced in a variety of shapes and si ...click for details