Guards at the Holy Sepulchre
on a Carolingian Ivory Carving
9th Century, Cathedral Treasury, Nancy, France



‘Guards at the Holy Sepulchre,’ in a 9th-century Carolingian ivory carving are unusual in clearly illustrating lamellar body armour. (Cathedral Treasury, Nancy, France)
Source: p.30, Carolingian Cavalryman AD 768-986 by D. Nicolle



See also Ivory Book Cover of Charles the Bald, France, c.860
Other 9th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers