historically accurate viking helmet  (real viking helmets do not have horns!)

historically accurate viking helmet (real viking helmets do not have horns!) Very Beowulf— just make all the trim gilt.

Open Ring Brooch, early 800s  Pictish or Irish; Found near Galway, Ireland  Silver with amber insets

Open Ring Brooch, early Pictish or Irish; Found near Galway, Ireland Silver with amber insets.for me tartan. Also called a penannular pin.

detail--Book of Kells miniature - Ireland's greatest treasure created about 800 CE - calligraphy illumination medieval monks

detail--Book of Kells miniature - Ireland, created about 800 CE - calligraphy illumination medieval monks

beautiful byzantine crown

Hungarian: Holy Crown of Hungary aka the Crown of St. Now housed in the Hungarian National Museum.

Earrings Byzantine, 600 AD | The Walters Museum  “These dramatic, colorful earrings were most likely made in Constantinople, perhaps as an imperial gift to a Visigothic ruler of medieval Spain, where the earrings were found. The Visigoths, a migratory group that ultimately settled in Spain, had by the 6th century established trade and diplomatic contacts with the Byzantine court, whose jewelry they much admired.”

Earrings Byzantine, 600 AD The Walters Museum “These dramatic, colorful earrings were most likely made in Constantinople, perhaps as an imperial gift to a Visigothic ruler of medieval Spain, where the.

Wisigarde, 510 - 538/40 AD, Merovingian. What was being worn on the Continent, for comparison.

Archaeology in Europe - Cologne Cathedral - High Status Burials the woman's…

Byzantine: Fitted tunic sleeve show under larger white outer tunic called an alb.

Byzantine: Fitted tunic sleeve show under larger white outer tunic called an alb. good depiction of colors, textures, and layers.

"Arnegunde", 515-580 AD, Merovingian. What was being worn on the Continent, for comparison.

Another pinner said: "Arnegunde", AD, Merovingian. What was being worn on the Continent, for comparison.

One of my favorite pages from the "Book of Kells".  Insular illumination on vellum.   c. 800

"Book of Kells" (Insular illumination on vellum. Paperblanks has a notebook with this page as cover.

Floor mosaic of a child and a donkey, Βyzantine ,Constantinople  ,  (c. 5th century)

Byzantinischer Mosaizist des Jahrhunderts 002 - Great Palace Mosaic Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Floor mosaic of a woman carrying a pot ,Byzantine, Constantinople, (c. 5th century).

Byzantine mosaic from the Great Palace Mosaic Museum, which is located on the Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul, Turkey, just opposite to the Hagia Sophia. The museum houses mosaics from the Byzantine.

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