An illustration from:
Mamuka Tsurtsumia, The Evolution of Splint Armour in Georgia and Byzantium, Lamellar and Scale in the 10th-12th Centuries
St George of Supi, Georgia, 11th century


Fig. 15. St George of Supi in the banded ‘inverted’ lamellar with riveting. (photo by S. Sarjveladze).
On the 11th century Supi icon of equestrian St George [fig. 15] a banded lamellar of typical riveted plates is depicted. The lamellar is completely (cuirass, skirt, manikia) 'inverted', which means that the experiment of the plates directed downward was also continued in the banded armour.

Source: Byzantina Symmeikta



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