Egyptian ceremonial shield, from the tomb of Tutankhamun (pharaoh Tut) 1333-23 B.C., the king is holding a scimitar with his right hand, ready to slay two lions whose tails are grasped in his left hand.
Interior View of King Tutankhamun's Tomb and Wall Paintings in Tomb of Tutankhamun
Egypt - Edfu Temple of Horus
The only item of true body armor recovered from the tomb was a close-fitting leather cuirass, found in a crumpled up state in box 587 in the Annex. It is described by Carter as 'made up of scales of thick tinted leather worked onto a linen basis, or lining, in the form of a ...bodice without sleeves'.
Anglo-Saxon gold shilling, c. 660, Two Emperors type. CM.1562-2007, De Wit Collection.