Soldier with Kite Shield in a Carolingian Bible
folio 69v, lettre ornée at the start of Deuteronomy
Northern France, 976-1000AD


A larger image of the Carolingian Soldier with Kite Shield in the ornate letter at the start of Deuteronomy, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin 46.

Title : Biblia Latina - Vetus Testamentum (pars).
Publication date : 0976-1000
Type : manuscript
Language : latin
Écriture minuscule caroline de deux mains : A (f. 1r-85v) et B (f. 86r-218v).
section F. 69v-85v : Deuteronomium
Production place : France (North)
Rights : public domain
Identifier : ark:/12148/btv1b10543769g
Source : Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des Manuscrits. Latin 46



See also the Basilewsky Situla, Soldiers at the Sepulchre. Ottonian Milan, Italy, c.980AD, Victoria and Albert Museum A.18-1933.
Other 10th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers