Shield Fresco, Mycenae

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Mark Cartwright
published on 17 March 2015
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A fragment from a fresco from the acropolis of Mycenae depicting the typical figure-of-eight shield design. 15th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, March 17). Shield Fresco, Mycenae. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Shield Fresco, Mycenae." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2015.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Shield Fresco, Mycenae." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Mar 2015. Web. 26 Nov 2020.

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