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Medieval Pilgrimage Project - European Virtual School History Department

Medieval Pilgrimage Project - European Virtual School History Department

The designer of the Bayeux Tapestry also included little details that might be missed by the casual viewer. Here are ten images to take a second look at!

Ten Things You May Not Have Noticed in the Bayeux Tapestry. Mystery of History Volume Lesson 55

Dr Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper of the Department of the Middle East at the British Museum, translated the cuneiform script on the tablet. There are dozens of ancient tablets that have been found which describe the flood story but Finkel, Assistant Keeper of Ancient Mesopotamian script, languages and cultures Department at the British Museum, says this one is the first to describe the vessel's shape.

Ancient Babylonian text reveals Noah's Ark was a coracle made of reeds

Dr Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper of the Department of the Middle East at the British Museum, translated the cuneiform script on the tablet.

Edward the Confessor, King of England 1042-1066, opening scene of the Bayeux Tapestry

Edward the Confessor, King of England opening scene of the Bayeux Tapestry

Geoffrey of Anjou/Plantagenet, 1113-1151

Geoffrey IV: Count of Anjou Maine, and Touraine and ancestor of the Plantagenet kings of England through his marriage, in June to Matilda, daughter of Henry I of England.

Pilgrim's Badge, 15th century, French

Pilgrim's Badge Date: century Culture: French Medium: Lead Dimensions: Overall: x 1 x

Capernaum, remains of the old City where Jesus lived and walked

Capernaum - remains of the old City where Jesus lived and walked (Israel)

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