Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Sketch of Saint George on horseback
Abbey of St. Mary of the Valley of Jehosephat, Gethsemane, Jerusalem
Crusader Period, 12th century
Plaster and pigment
H: 65; W: 95 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 2009-1362/1
 
 
This sketch was found beneath the wall painting depicting saints from the Abbey of St. Mary of the Valley of Jehosephat, located near the Garden of Gethsemane.

Publications:
Seligman, J., "A Crusader Wall Painting from the Abbey of the Virgin Mary in the Valley of Jehoshaphat, Jerusalem" in New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Region IV, ed. D. Amit, et al., Jerusalem, 2010, Hebrew

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