Shield Boss and Grip

Date: late 4th century
Geography: Vermand
Culture: Gallo-Roman (found in Vermand, France)
Medium: Iron, silver-gilt, glass
Dimensions: Shield boss: H., 6 1/4 in. (16 cm); Diam., 7 7/8 in. (19.99 cm); shield grip: L., 14 5/16 in. (36.4 cm)
Classification: Miscellaneous-Ironwork
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.192.141, .142a–c

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