Illustration from the

Stuttgart Psalter

Folio 5v



RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament

Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR: St-Germain-des-Prés (Paris)
DATE: 1st half 9th century
LOCATION: Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod.bibl.fol. 23, folio 5v

The Stuttgart Psalter portrays what appears to be a helmet with a mail curtain, this seems the most likely interpretation of the “helmum cum hasbergha.” "Carolingian Arms and Armor in the Ninth Century" by Simon Coupland, in Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies v.21 (1990)
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