Reproduction Shield


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Reproduction Shield   (1913.09.0001)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Armament Accessories
Artist/Maker Ernst Schmidt, maker of reproductions of arms and armor. This item was purchased from Ernst Schmidt and can thus be assumed to be a reproduction.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, Gothic, 1450 – 1500
Culture German

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 115.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 47.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.2 cm
Weight 4323 g
Measuring Remarks Width measurement includes the rib portion of the shiled
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Plant--Wood, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Tanning, Painting
Munsell Color Information Strong Yellow (2.5 y 7/8 ) -ns moderate red ( 5 r 4/10 ) -ns dark bluish green ( 5 b g 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

_A Guide to the Greek Coin Reproductions from the British Museum that are in the World Heritage Museum Collection_ NOTE: The "Guide" was compiled from information taken from: Hill, G.F. _A Guide to the Principal Coins of the Greeks from Circ. 700 B.C. to A.D. 270, Based on the Work of Barclay V. Head_. University Press, Oxford,j 1965. Head, Barclay V. _A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients from B.C. 700 to A.D. 1_. Oxford University Press, London, 1895.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information Reproduction made in 1913.

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