Psiloi and Cavalry on a
Byzantine Casket, 11th century,
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Ѡ-18



Larger details of the Psiloi on this Byzantine Casket, 11th century, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Ѡ-18






Casket, depicting gladiators and warriors.
Byzantium, 11th c.
Elephant ivory on wood.
19.5 x 32.5 x 18.6 cm. Acq. 1885 from A. P. Bazilevskii Coll. (Paris).
Inv. no. [omega] 18.
Pub.: Isk. Viz., 2, no. 606, p. 108.
Source: State Hermitage Museum :: Byzantium. washington.edu



See also Digenis (Diogenes) Akritas Fights a Beast. Byzantine Sgrafito Plate, 12th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, X-728
Other Byzantine Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers