Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Head of a Knight
Montfort
Crusader period, 13th century
Stone, lead inlays in eyes
H: 14; W: 11.5; D: 13 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA S 962
 
 
The depiction of the knight's face shows Gothic influences, apparent in the figure's more realistic style, particularly expressed in the eyes and chin.

Publications:
Rozenberg, S. (ed.), Knights of the Holy Land: The Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1999

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir