Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Head of a Knight
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.

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