Spartan Shield- Greek Shield- Armor- 24" Metal

Spartan Shield- Greek Shield- Armor- 24" Metal

Size chart
At Battling Blades, we design and sell exceptional handmade items, designed with meticulous attention to detail. Our commitment to utilizing premium metals, bone, wood, and leather ensures unparalleled quality in each of our products. Our main products started as swords, axes, machetes, and knives, but we have grown substantially, adding new items including armor, clothing, archery, games, and even musical instruments. As a family-owned and operated business, we take immense pride in our masterful craftsmanship and are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, forging lasting relationships with our clientele. Experience the artistry and expertise of Battling Blades for yourself.

Regular price $269.99 Sale price $139.99 Save $130
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Fast & Free Shipping Fast & Free Shipping
Guarantee 30 day Money Back Guarantee
Money Back 30 day Money Back
Secure Checkout Secure Checkout

Spartan Shield

The Spartan shield, or Greek shield, was one of the three features of ancient Greek body armor.  Other items include helmet and a breastplate. The letter lambda (Λ), was painted on the Spartans' shields and quickly became a widely known Spartan symbol.  Military families passed down their shields to each generation as family heirlooms. The technical use of Spartan shields evolved from bashing and shield wall tactics and were of such great importance in the Spartan army that losing a shield was a sign of disgrace. Not only did it protect the user, but it also protected the whole phalanx formation. To come home without the shield was the mark of a deserter; rhipsaspia or "dropping the shield", was a synonym for desertion in the field. Mothers bidding farewell to their sons would encourage them to come back with their shields, often saying goodbyes like "Son, either with this or on this" meaning they should return only in victory, a controlled retreat, or death, their body being carried on the shield. 

This shield is made of 20-gauge steel and is 24” in diameter.

Estimated Shipping Time: 3-7 Days

No Hassle Returns

For Full Return Policy, Click Here

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Max Delamarter

Spartan Shield- Greek Shield- Armor- 24" Metal

Reed Sherar
Superb quality

Excellent, heavy duty Spartan shield. Great value. Serviceable as a shield or for hanging on the wall.

Recently viewed