Mycenaean Shield Fresco

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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 full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, March 17). Mycenaean Shield Fresco. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mycenaean Shield Fresco." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2015.

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