Bronze Age Shield Boss

£300.00

A scutiform shield boss, domed on the obverse with decorative repousseé bands of ridges and bumps. The boss has a piercing towards the edge for attachment, and its reverse is concave with a central fixing loop.

Date: Circa 2nd Millennium BC
Period: Bronze Age
Condition: Very fine condition. Complete with a very slight edge tear around the piercing; reverse with accretions.

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Product Code: AS-3324
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Repoussé is a metalwork technique which involves shaping very thin, malleable metal from the reverse, in order to create a design in low relief. It was a technique used widely to shape metals in ancient civilisations.

Weight 72 g
Dimensions W 12.6 cm
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