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A Frankish Puer

A young Frankish warrior? Here is a depiction of a warrior from a (possibly late) seventh-century stone at Niederdollendorf in Nordrhein-Westfalen.  The depiction of his scramasax is very lifelike even if the rest is very stylised.  Quite what the object to the figure’s lower left is is anyone’s guess.  It might be a shield, or … Continue reading