Scale model (1:10) of a tortoise (testudo), a military engine used to protect troops approaching the walls of an enemy city
Inv. No. MCR 891. Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization Photo by Olga Lyubimova

Scale model (1:10) of a tortoise (testudo), a military engine used to protect troops approaching the walls of an enemy city.

Inv. No. MCR 891.

Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization
(Museo della civiltà romana)

Credits:
© 2009. Photo: O. Liubimova
© Text: Museum inscription.
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History of Ancient Rome