At folio 96 v. is another example of a warrior, with a shield-bearer.
As he was cheering his men on along the causeway in the dark, his shield-bearer stumbled and fell against him.
Thord carried the shield before Bersi, and Vali was Thorkel's shield-bearer.
Occasionally the charioteer, as well as the archer, has a shield-bearer behind him.
One was very large and covered a man from head to foot; it was usually carried by a shield-bearer.
The figures, in their tight clothes, are superbly posed and modelled, especially the three who stand next to the shield-bearer.
At the very moment when he left the spot, his shield-bearer, stepping into his place, was struck.
Now the King came forth attended by his shield-bearer, and all the nation assembled there bowed low and thundered out the Bayéte.