Engraved bronze antelabe loops are backed with white deerskin. Finally, we see the finished inside of the hoplon, complete with horsehair tassels

and olive branch rim detailing.

Now we see the hide-lined inside. Next is a detail of the engravings on the porpax. Finally we see one of the porpax wings in initial engraving stage.

First, we see the bronze blazon in raw repouss√©. Next it is shown polished and engraved with shell eye inlay. Finally, in position on the raw hoplon blank

THE HOPLON