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Ivory Altar Panels, 12th century
Museo Diocesano, Salerno, Southern Italy
NT 12 Slaughter of the innocents

A detail of the central soldier
Salerno Ivories
Museo diocesano, Salerno

The soldiers are referenced as figure 603E in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
603A to 603E. Ivory altar-back, A - Guards at the Tomb, B - Herod's Soldiers, C - Sacrifice of Isaac, D - Guards at the Crucifixion, E - Massacre of the Innocents, 1100-1150 AD, Sicilian or south Italian, Cathedral Museum, Salerno (Car).
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