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Design from Mid-12th century pottery found in a Byzantine ship wreck off the island of Pelagos.
B. Sporades and Ch. Kritzas, Byzantine wreck at Pelagos' Island, Athens Annual of Archeology, 4, pp176-182, 1971.
Border pattern taken from a 10th century icon of the Archangel Michael, from a church in Constantinople.
Andre Grabar (translator Stuart Gilbert), The great centuries of painting: Byzantine Painting, Skira, New York, 1953.
Dragon figure of Scandinavian type drawn in wall of chapel, circa 1000AD. Constanza, Romania.
H. R. E. Davidson, The Viking Road to Byzantium, George Allen & Unwin, London, 1978.
The Original Varangian Guard.
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