Archangel Michael, Nubia.
Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan


A larger image of Archangel Michael, Nubia. Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan

Archangel Michael drawing a sword, Faras. (Second half of the 10th century)
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The sword is referenced as figure 182 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
182. Fresco from Faras Cathedral, Archangel Michael, late 8th century AD, Nubian, Polish National Museum, Warsaw (Michal).
K. Michalowski, Faras, Die Kathedrale aus dem Wüstensand, (Zurich 1967).


Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers from Coptic Egyptian and Nubian sources
11th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers





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