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Engaged capital in the shape of the head of a bearded man

Engaged capital in the shape of the head of a bearded man

Engaged capital in the shape of the head of a bearded man

Marble

H: 41; W: 37; D: 37 cm

Israel Antiquities Authority
IAA:

1971-70

Archaeology/Islamic Art & Archaeology

The stylized hair and beard contrast sharply with the flat face, with merges with the acanthus leaves in the background.

From the Israel Museum 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

Exhibitions:

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