Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere | Spanish | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: ca. 1115–20. Geography: Made in León, Spain. Culture: Spanish. Medium: Ivory, traces of gilding. Dimensions: Overall: 10 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 3/4 in. (27 ...
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…
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)
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