Detail of the horsemen in The Life of St Alessio
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in the Church of San Clemente, Rome, Italy, 11th Century
Fresco scene from the life of St Alessio in the Church of San Clemente. Country of Origin: Italy. Culture: Christian Medieval. Period: End of 11th C AD. Place of Origin: Rome.
Source: Werner Forman Archive
The horsemen wear armour similar to 11th century Byzantines and a Byzantine style tablion can be seen on the cloak.
See also Italian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Byzantine illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
11th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers