Adrian Sroka

Adrian Sroka

Adrian Sroka
Altre idee da Adrian
Khight of Malta (Siege of Handaka-Crete)

Khight of Malta (Siege of Handaka-Crete)

1st C. Roman legion Silver Helmet with Facemask, from Homs Syria (ancient Edessa), National Museum of Syria, Damascus

1st C. Roman legion Silver Helmet with Facemask, from Homs Syria (ancient Edessa), National Museum of Syria, Damascus

A Spanish/Italian left-hand dagger circa 1680 .

A Spanish/Italian left-hand dagger circa 1680 .

BETEL KNIFE - Indonesia, circa 1900.

BETEL KNIFE - Indonesia, circa 1900.

A FINE PAIR OF SCOTTISH ALL-STEEL FLINTLOCK BELT PISTOLS BY ALEXANDER CAMPBELL -  MID-18TH CENTURY

A FINE PAIR OF SCOTTISH ALL-STEEL FLINTLOCK BELT PISTOLS BY ALEXANDER CAMPBELL - MID-18TH CENTURY

Unique superimposed load ratchet fire pistol, early to mid 19th century.

Unique superimposed load ratchet fire pistol, early to mid 19th century.

Indian (Chota Nagpur) tabar (axe) with gold koftgari decorations on the blade and intricately carveds haft. , early 19th century. The Royal Armouries at Leeds.

Indian (Chota Nagpur) tabar (axe) with gold koftgari decorations on the blade and intricately carveds haft. , early 19th century. The Royal Armouries at Leeds.

Indian (Southern) madu shield, 1800s, a rare shape of Indian parring weapon, It consists of a pair of antelope’s horns attached to the shield with both tips pointing in opposite directions. The horn’s tips are protected with steel caps. This particular piece has an iron shield in a slightly convex circular shape. It is ornamented on the outside with brass mounts and it is painted on the inside with animal scenes.Full Length: 102 cm; Shield’s diameter: 24 cm.

Indian (Southern) madu shield, 1800s, a rare shape of Indian parring weapon, It consists of a pair of antelope’s horns attached to the shield with both tips pointing in opposite directions. The horn’s tips are protected with steel caps. This particular piece has an iron shield in a slightly convex circular shape. It is ornamented on the outside with brass mounts and it is painted on the inside with animal scenes.Full Length: 102 cm; Shield’s diameter: 24 cm.

Shield, early 1900s                                                Eastern Africa?, Uganda (?), early 20th century

Shield, early 1900s Eastern Africa?, Uganda (?), early 20th century

Viking round shields: The sagas specifically mention linden wood for shield construction, although finds from graves shows mostly other timbers, such as fir, alder and poplar. These timbers are not very dense and are light in the hand, they were often reinforced with leather or iron around the rim. The size was usually 75 – 90 cm in diameter and the weight could be up to 10 kilos. (9th-century wooden shield)

Viking round shields: The sagas specifically mention linden wood for shield construction, although finds from graves shows mostly other timbers, such as fir, alder and poplar. These timbers are not very dense and are light in the hand, they were often reinforced with leather or iron around the rim. The size was usually 75 – 90 cm in diameter and the weight could be up to 10 kilos. (9th-century wooden shield)