Other than Captain America, there may be no better celebrity endorsement for a shield than the gladiators of Spartacus. Used on-screen in Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, the Murmillo-style shield (pictured above) is now available to the winning bidder at VIP Fan Auctions. Constructed of leather, plywood and steel by the Spartacus props department, the shield will protect you from the sting of a gladiator’s sword – and look really cool with any outfit. Click here to see photos and measurements of this 21st century Roman artifact – and place your bid today!

For additional props and wardrobe items from the set of Spartacus, click here!