shield (weapons: accessories)

Parrying shield from Australia, of rhomboidal section tapering to both ends. The face of the shield has two red bands crossing it horizontally breaking up an otherwise continuous run of herringbone engraving. In the two red bands the word ‘Mulka’ has been written. This is likely to mean Mulga wood, and indicate that the shield has been made of Acacia aneura.


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