St Philotheos, Warrior Saint
AntinoŽ, Egypt, 1st half of 7th century


Fig. 13. St Philotheos depicted on the leather cover of a writing set from AntinoŽ, Egypt, 1st half of 7th century, Louvre, Paris (after Marković).
Arms and Armour of the Warrior Saints   Tradition and Innovation in Byzantine Iconography


See also a Coptic Textile Roundel with Mounted Warriors and a Lion, 6-7th century AD
Other Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers from Coptic and Nubian sources





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