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12th Century

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Whale Ivory Chess piece in the form of a Warder (Rook) or Pawn, century Scandinavian. 1 × 1 × in. MMoA (a little bit post-Emma of Normandy, but close enough) Medieval Games, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Chess Pieces, Game Pieces, Collections D'objets, Vikings Game, Art Premier, Ancient Vikings

Rook or Pawn Chess Piece | Scandinavian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Armed and ready for battle, the standing warrior appears in full body mail and a long cloak. He hunches his shoulder slightly, as if from the weight of his armor, and yet has an open, almost smiling face

The mounts of the Lewis chessmen look very much like Icelandic horses. Does that mean the chessmen were made in Iceland? Probably not, as I explain in Ivory Vikings. Viking Life, Medieval Life, Viking Art, Medieval Art, British Museum, Collections D'objets, Medieval Games, Norse Vikings, Historical Art

Lewis Chessman, British Museum Probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200 Found on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

African Afrocombs African Afrocentric Hair and beauty Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Afro Comb, World Hair, Vintage Hair Combs, Hair Decorations, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Art, Dark Ages

Comb | European (Medieval style) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Comb (12th century style)

Chasse of Champagnat, ca. Made in Limoges, France. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Rome Antique, Antique Boxes, Collections D'objets, Romanesque Art, Medieval Furniture, High Middle Ages, Empire Romain, Medieval World, Medieval Jewelry

Chasse of Champagnat | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inscription: (Surrounding figure on left): MA / RIA (Mary)(Surrounding figure in center): A / W (Alpha, Omega)(Surrounding figure on right): MARCIA / LIS ([Saint] Martial)

Matilda of England (also called Maud; 1156 – 28 June was the eldest daughter of King Henry II of England and Queen Eleanor. Through her marriage with Henry the Lion, she was Duchess of Saxony and of Bavaria. My Family History, World History, European History, British History, Eleanor Of Aquitaine, High Middle Ages, History Of England, Tudor Era, Plantagenet

Matilda Plantagenet of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156 – 28 June 1189) Daughter of Henry II, King of England. Buried in Brunswick Cathedral, Germany.

Early nasal helmet Date: century Culture: probably French or British Medium: Steel Dimensions: H. Medieval Helmets, Medieval Armor, Sea Peoples, British Steel, Viking Reenactment, High Middle Ages, Archaeological Finds, Medieval Life, Armours

Four-Plate Helmet | Central or Western Europe | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles Alexander Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries. Vol. I. London: G. Bell & Sons, 1920. pp. 45–46, fig

(Rook) both faces ~ Elephant ivory ~ mid Chess Pieces, Game Pieces, Medieval Games, Art Through The Ages, Vintage Games, Art Images, Game Art, Horns, Board Games

Chess Pieces ~ French ~ Roc.(Rook) both faces ~ Elephant ivory ~ mid 12th century ~ Musee du Louvre

Crusader holy order - Fresco of the Knights Templar Medieval Times History, Medieval World, Crusader Knight, Knight Armor, Knights Hospitaller, Knights Templar, Friedrich Ii, High Middle Ages, First Knight

The Crusades | Knights & Armor

As Islam spread after its inception in the 7th century C.E., the lands held sacred by Christians fell under Moslem rule. The pope, Urban II, in 1095 C.E. began the pursuit of reconquering these former…

jug Production date: Early Medieval; mid-late century Measurements: H 360 mm; Medieval Furniture, English Pottery, London Museums, Pottery Designs, 12th Century, Ancient Artifacts, Ceramic Clay, Middle Ages, Archaeology

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Plaque of St. Simon Date: century Culture: German Medium: Champlevé enamel, copper-gilt Dimensions: Overall: 5 x 2 x in. x x cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Norse People, Roman Era, Book Of Kells, Naive Art, Classic Image, Medieval Art, 12th Century, Sacred Art, Illuminated Manuscript

Plaque of St. Simon | German | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Plaque of St. Simon Date: 12th century Culture: German Medium: Champlevé enamel, copper-gilt Dimensions: Overall: 5 1/4 x 2 9/16 x 1/16 in. (13.4 x 6.5 x 0.2 cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 Accession Number: 41.100.142 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Reliquary Chasse of St. French (Limoges), ca. The British Museum. TOH p. Relic Hunter, Romanesque Art, Art Roman, Medieval Furniture, High Middle Ages, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Antique Boxes, 12th Century, Dark Ages

Reliquary Chasse with St. Valerie - Treasures of Heaven

Reliquary Chasse with St. Valerie, French, ca. 1170–72

Today's research picture, via Elizabeth Chadwick. Taken from the Hereford Cathedral booklet - King Stephen's chair - a century chair, Made for a visit of King Stephen to Hereford Cathedral in Medieval Furniture, European Furniture, Medieval World, Medieval Art, Elizabeth Chadwick, Hereford Cathedral, Historical Artifacts, Herefordshire, Recommended Reading

Today's research picture, via Elizabeth Chadwick. Taken from the Hereford Cathedral booklet - King Stephen's chair - a 12th century chair, Made for a visit of King Stephen to Hereford Cathedral in 1138.

banner, (located) Barcelona, it is embroidered not painted… Medieval Banner, High Middle Ages, Nautical Flags, Medieval World, 12th Century, Dark Ages, Silk Painting, Archaeology, Fiber Art

Foro Club del Románico • Ver Tema - Me fecit

12th-century banner, (located) Barcelona