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Augustan Scutum
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An Augustan pattern scutum (modern reconstruction)[1]
Type: Heavy Infantry Shield
Designation: Scvtvm
Place of origin: Roman Empire
Produced: Augustan period - ???
Manufacturer(s): Romans
Material(s): birch or oak, brass, leather, linen[2]
Evolved from: Scutum (Republican Type)
Evolved into:  ???
Service
Used by: Imperial Roman army
Wars: Germanic Wars, Roman conquest of Britain, Year of the Four Emperors, Jewish-Roman wars, Dacian Wars
The Scutum (Augustan Type) is a wooden shield of Roman origin.[3][4][5][6]

OverviewEdit

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GalleryEdit

In popular cultureEdit

  • The Augustan scutum is featured in the video game Total War: Rome II.
  • The Augustan scutum is featured in the video game Total War: Arena.

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://fabricaromanorum.shawwebspace.ca/pages/view/_augustan_scvtvm-_3-layer_strip_/
  2. http://www.larp.com/legioxx/scutum.html
  3. http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?668641-Kaziel-s-Romans-Early-Republic-*-V-1-0-*-%28Updated-1-10-2014%29-*-LIVE-*&p=14174374&viewfull=1#post14174374
  4. http://www.zbths.k12.il.us/Page/3277
  5. http://legionsix.org/equipment/basic-gear/shield/
  6. http://legvi.tripod.com/id112.html

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