A Frankish Chief in Full Armor
A chief of a Frankish tribe, wearing full battle armor. He stands looking to his right holding a long spear, Germanic spear, in his left hand and a short axe in his right. A decorated shield rest on his left hip and a cape rests on his shoulders. His hair is in long braids and his helmet is tall and pointed, resembling a crown. His sandals wrap around his leg up to his knee.
Keywordssoldier, France, shield, helmet, armor, spear, chief, tribe, warrior, Germanic, frankish, braids, Germanic spear, Clovis, Frankish chief, French ancestors, German ancestors, short axe
GalleriesComplete Costumes, Roman Empire, Armor, Individual Men, Spears and Other Polearms, Germany Miscellaneous
L. P. Benezet, The Story of the Map of Europe (New York: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1916) 38