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Head of a Knight

UnknownCrusader period, 13th century

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The depiction of the knight's face shows Gothic influences, apparent in the figure's more realistic style, particularly expressed in the eyes and chin.

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  • Title: Head of a Knight
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Crusader period, 13th century
  • Location: Monfort
  • Type: Head
  • Rights: Israel Antiquities Authority, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Stone, lead inlays in eyes
  • Dimensions: H: 14; W: 11.5; D: 13 cm
  • Curator: Brosh, Na'ama

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