Samuel urges the Israelites to renounce their pagan gods in
favor of "The Lord". Details show: 1 -first
viewing of a bound book or tome.
2 -a two-handed battle
axe with very ornate engraving work on the
3 -an oil burning
lamp suspended from an archway.
construction of the tabernacle.
Samuel offers a sacrifice to the Lord while the Philistines
are defeated by the Israelites. Details show:
1 -a Maciejowski
Helm. 2 -a
3 -first viewing of an "Over-Girth".
This was a second saddle girth which went over
the saddle to provide extra security during
aggressive activities. Very common on military cavalry (the primary
girth can be seen in it's normal place under the saddle panels).
4 -another great view of an
Over-girth, with the primary girth
underneath. 5 -a faint view of
the metal ring used to tie the ends of reins
together to prevent them from slipping from reach during battle.
The people's demands
Samuel anoints Saul
Saul and the prophets
Samuel presents Saul
Since Samuel has become old, the Israelites demand that he
appoint a king.
Details show: 1
-period style ankle boots (commonly work by
the "worker" class after c1200 AD) and linen
Samuel presents the newly crowned king, Saul, to the
Israelites. Detail shows: 1
-a bound book or tome.