Comparison of Arab, Syrian or Byzantine Horse Archers on Silk, 7th-8th Centuries

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Silk fabric from the Shrine of St. Kunibert, 8th century AD Syrian, Erzbischöfliches Museum, Cologne.

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Oriental textile possibly of Syrian or Byzantine origin showing influence of Persian designs.
Date/Period: c. 600 AD.
Material: Silk.
Sacristy of St Vitus Cathedral, Prague.

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Fragmentary Textile with Hunting Motif
8th century
Syria

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Possibly woven in Constantinople using an eastern motif, for the western market.



See also a set of Egyptian or Arab Horse Archers on Islamic or Byzantine Samite (Twill Woven Silk)
Other Illustrations of Byzantine Costume & Soldiers
Other Illustrations of Arab Costume and Soldiers
Plates with figures from Persia and Central Asia




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