Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Engaged capital in the shape of the head of a bearded man
Church at Belvoir
Crusader Period, 12th century
Marble
H: 41; W: 37; D: 37 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1971-70
 
 
The stylized hair and beard contrast sharply with the flat face, with merges with the acanthus leaves in the background.

Publications:
Rozenberg, S. (ed.), Knights of the Holy Land: The Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1999
Chronicles of the Land, Archaeology in the Israel Museum Jerusalem, Dayagi-Mendels Michal, and Rozenberg, Silvia (eds.), The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 2010

Exhibition:
Knights of the Holy Land: The Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Weisbord Pavilion, 15/07/1999 - 01/01/2000

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