A replica, Anglo-Saxon shield, as would have been used during times of invasion by the Vikings in the 8th Century.
Supplied complete with pointed shield boss which would have doubled as a weapon in battle, the Anglo-Saxon shield was a key piece of defensive weaponry during this turbulent period in British history.
Guaranteed to engage your class, providing an artefact handling opportunity which is sure to raise a range of questions.
Wood & Metal
Diameter: 53 cm
Age Range: Suitable for 7 to 11 years
23 Nov 2016
Very nice and solid but nowhere near the given size - approx 45cms, it was actually 53cms. As we send collections of artefacts out to schools, this was useless as it would not fit in our largest boxes. At 45 cms it would have.
Our ResponseThank you for your feedback Barbara. I am really sorry that the dimensions of this item were incorrect. I have arranged for this item to be reviewed and for the dimensions to be amended to reflect the correct size of the item. Kind regards, Anne-Louise - Customer Services