Rare - Ancient Greek Bronze Shield Boss, C. 350 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1105474
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
An ancient Greek face plate of a warrior’s shield "Shield boss", 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 the persians in their aspiration to gain control of the Middle-East
Found near Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel
Professionally cleaned with very nice patina
Measurements: Diameter: 20 cm - Height on stand: 27 cm
Nicely mounted on a custom plexi-glass display stand of high quality as shown in the pictures
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