Very Rare image of Henry II (972-1024) King of Italy and Germany also Holy Roman Emperor during the time of the Ottonian Dynasty. From the Sacramentary of Henry II (1002 -1014). Undeniable proof of so called black presence throughout Europe.
The Storm at Sea, from the Gospel of the Abbess Hitda, C.1020 (Vellum) Giclee Print by Ottonian Movement at Art.com
Golden Madonna of Essen (detail). Wooden core covered with sheets of thin gold leaf. Dated around the year 980. The oldest known sculpture of the Madonna, and one of the few major works of art to survive from Ottonian times. Author: Martin Engelbrecht.
Decorated Initial D; Unknown; Beauvais (probably), France; first quarter of 11th century; Tempera colors, gold, silver, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 23.2 x 17.9 cm (9 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.); Ms. Ludwig V 1, fol. 8v; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Gold and enamel Anglo-Saxon roundel: gold tray inlaid with cloisonne enamel; depicting the right Hand of God in opaque white enamel. Late 10th/early 11th Century - found by an armature metal detectorist in Hampshire, England and currently housed in the British Museum.