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 Chikhareshi, Georgia, 10th century


Fig. 6. St George of Chikhareshi in the armour with two rivets, after Chubinashvili (pl. 47).
The introduction of riveting is attested in the same 10th century, it was apparently used in both types (scale and lamellar) of splint armour. On the Chikhareshi triptych of the Holy Virgin St George and St Theodore [fig. 6]

Source: Byzantina Symmeikta



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