We offer a copy of a Roman shield, the size was especially made for children.
This style of shield with its handmade painted design was copied from grave steles for legionnaires and trajan's column (see below) in Rome.
Such a shield was in use around 50 to 200 AD.
It is made from plywood with a linen surface and a rim of leather.
Overall height : 61 cm. ( 24 inch)
Overall width : 46 cm. (18 inch) measured along the surface.
Weight: 1.7 kg / 3 lbs
Now, see the image of a Roman warfare "testudo", the protective screen of overlapping shields held overhead and on the sides: