Here is a shield featuring a more classic uppercase Lambda across the front. This shield has a rich blue background that fades to a darker blue near the edges of the shield. This design is historically accurate and shields similar to this were actually used. The uppercase Lambda stands for Laconia, the region from which the Spartans came. The lambda also represents the 11th Letter of the Greek Alphabet and has a value of 30 in the system of Greek numerals. It is also a symbol associated with physics and the radioactive decay constant. The lowercase lambda, in particular, also happens to be the dominant symbol of the popular Half-Life games. The Greek Lambda Shield is made out of a .5 inch thick smooth composite wood, which is considerably stronger than plywood. Dual leather straps are used to secure the arm along the back one going over the forearm and one intended to be gripped or held. The Wooden Greek Lambda Shield has also been applied with several coats of varnish to further protect and preserve it from wear. This wooden shield measures about 25 inches in diameter. This would be perfect for that upcoming Renaissance Festival in your area or some backyard brawling between friends. The Wooden Greek Lambda Shield would be perfect for that upcoming Renaissance faires, LARP events or medieval reenactments. This wooden shield would also make a great gift for that Renaissance enthusiast for someone you know.
Key Features Includes Straps Historically Accurate Shield Solid Wood Construction Great For LARP And SCA Re-enactments Hand Painted
Measurements Shield Diameter: 25 Inches Shield Thickness: .5 Inch Material: Smooth Composite Wood