Belt fastening Pelta bronze

Item number: AH21014

Application of the form of a Pelta were very popular ornaments in connection with the military. This piece is the cast of an original discovery, which was revised and reconstructed.

Category: Belts


14,90 €
≈ £ 13.69

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Bronze

Authentic alloy 90% copper, 10% tin

Belts and their fastenings - a pure travel through time

Belts were as well as the entire clothing subjected to fashionable aspects in time. Whereas simple people provided their belts with rough hooks and eyes, the noble class presented their standing and class with valuably worked belt buckles and fastenings.

A Pelta is a light shield. It has the form of a half-moon, plaited out of twigs and covered with fur. Its edges are strengthened with leather. A strap makes it possible wearing it on the back. Because it was very light, infantries and spear carriers used it. As well in the field of art many presentations of Amazonas with this kind of weapon of protection are known.

  • The belt fastening is a reply of high quality of an original discovery.
  • The applications of a Pelta are assigned to the roman imperial time.
  • As well as in case of the original in the back are two toggle like buckle.
  • Best quality because of high quality bronze and handicraft.
  • The size is 20 x 20 mm.

You are an active member of a historical group or enthusiastic collector of replies of high quality of the ancient history? You would like to create your entrance as authentic as possible? The a historicaly correct and decorative accessory like the application belt fastening  Pelta is the absolute highlight of roman robe.

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