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A 'Storm Shield' thought to be from Southern Germany, from National Museum, Copenhagen Denmark.

A 'Storm Shield' thought to be from Southern Germany, from National Museum, Copenhagen Denmark.

A Late Roman Early Medieval Military Canteen RARE  Antiquities Saleroom  Gaul  Ca. 4th. - 7th. century CE  7.5"H x 7"W  Ex- M. Carini European Collection  Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000  Sold $1,200.00  LOVE it!!!

A Late Roman Early Medieval Military Canteen RARE Antiquities Saleroom Gaul Ca. 4th. - 7th. century CE 7.5"H x 7"W Ex- M. Carini European Collection Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 Sold $1,200.00 LOVE it!!!

The Column of Trajan was constructed in 113 CE to remind the citizens of Rome about the two military victories of Roman emperor Trajan in a war in Dacia, which is

Building Trajan’s Column [Infographic]

The Column of Trajan was constructed in 113 CE to remind the citizens of Rome about the two military victories of Roman emperor Trajan in a war in Dacia, which is

A late Roman iron folding chair with gold-damascening for high officials or military officers, 4th - 5th century   Dimensions when open ca. 50 x 39 x 37 cm. Dimensions of frames 59 x 36 and 59 x 38 cm

A late Roman iron folding chair with gold-damascening for high officials or military officers, 4th - 5th century Dimensions when open ca. 50 x 39 x 37 cm. Dimensions of frames 59 x 36 and 59 x 38 cm

The tomb effigy is of Jean d'Alluye, a French knight of the thirteenth century. When he died in 1248, he was buried at the abbey he had founded—La Clarté-Dieu near Tours in northwestern France.  This type of effigy, showing the deceased lying atop his tomb, is known as a gisant. The knight holds his hands in prayer, and his expression is one of deep contemplation. Medieval knights combined Christian and military ideals and aspired to the virtues of piety, loyalty, and honor.

The tomb effigy is of Jean d'Alluye, a French knight of the thirteenth century. When he died in 1248, he was buried at the abbey he had founded—La Clarté-Dieu near Tours in northwestern France. This type of effigy, showing the deceased lying atop his tomb, is known as a gisant. The knight holds his hands in prayer, and his expression is one of deep contemplation. Medieval knights combined Christian and military ideals and aspired to the virtues of piety, loyalty, and honor.

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