Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles TextilesBamberg, Cope of St Henry II (so-called 'Sternenmantel,' Regensburg, c1020)Planets → Sol
Constellations Cycles TextilesBamberg, Cope of St Henry II (so-called 'Sternenmantel,' Regensburg, c1020)Religious images → Enthroned saints (perhaps representatives of the Apostles)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolIn chariot drawn by horses → Seen from the front
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
UnidentifiedMale
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Regensburg
DATE
circa 1020
LOCATION
Bamberg, Domschatz
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Elizabeth O'Connor, The Star Mantle of Henry II, PhD Columbia 1980, pp. 100f., 130-132; Renate Baumgärtel-Fleischmann, Der Sternenmantel Kaiser Heinrichs II. und seine Inschriften, in: Epigraphik 1988, ed. Walter Koch, Wien 1990, 105-125
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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