CROSS FROM MOUNT ATHOS. BEFORE the Christian era, Mount Athos was celebrated for the length of its shadow (ingenti tellurem proximus umbra vestit. Stat.), which was said to reach as… Read More
Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century. Silk fabric, non-woven. Made in tapestry art. Basic and trim of the large grave cloth of the Bishop Gunther (who died… Read More
French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.
Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.
Char d’un roi fainéant – Au fond, char de paysan.
Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360. Julian in 360 proclaims at the Palais des Thermes. Was found in 1850. Statue de l’empereur Julien, proclame en 360 au palais des Thermes.… Read More
Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.
Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D. Description: 1. Theodosius I also known as Theodosius the Great (Latin. Theodosius Magnus) Emperor of the Roman Empire in the east, in the 379th. 2.… Read More
The pattern shows a transformation of a Sassanid pattern of VI-VII. Century. The fabric itself belongs to the Byzantine period of the VII.-VIII. Century.
Ancient Byzantine silk fabrics, VI-VII. Century. a) silk. Basic yellow. Pattern opposite, white, green with purple violet outline. The pattern, incomplete, consists of circles, which by white Bands are formed with hook… Read More