Year 4 Roman Shields

///Year 4 Roman Shields

Year 4 Roman Shields

Today the children have been learning about Roman shields and have had the opportunity to design their own. There were many kinds of Roman shields used by legionaries (soldiers). Earlier on they were oval and flat, but at the time of the invasion of Britain (AD43) most were rectangular and curved, like part of a cylinder. This shield is called a scutum.

By |2018-09-06T17:12:58+00:00September 6th, 2018|Year 4|