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Engaged capital in the shape of the head of a bearded man in Romanesque style

Crusader Period, 12th century

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The stylized hair and beard contrast sharply with the flat face, which merges with the acanthus leaves in the background.

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  • Title: Engaged capital in the shape of the head of a bearded man in Romanesque style
  • Date Created: Crusader Period, 12th century
  • Location: Church at Belvoir
  • Type: Capital
  • Rights: Israel Antiquities Authority, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Marble
  • Exhibition: Knights of the Holy Land: The Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Weisbord Pavilion, 1999
  • Dimensions: H: 41; W: 37; D: 37 cm
  • Curator: Brosh, Na'ama

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