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)

2009. Photo: O. Liubimova
Text: Museum inscription.
Keywords: scale model tortoise testudomilitary engine Inv No MCR 891
History of Ancient Rome