Brooch, 970–1030  Ottonian (probably northern Italy)  Gold with pearls, glass, and cloisonné enamel

Brooch, 970–1030 Ottonian (probably northern Italy) Gold with pearls, glass, and cloisonné enamel

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.

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.

Ottonian crown on display at Essen's cathedral treasury, circa 1100. Long believed to be the infant crown of king of Romans Otto III.

Ottonian crown on display at Essen's cathedral treasury, circa 1100. Long believed to be the infant crown of king of Romans Otto III.

Imperial Crown of the Ottonian dynasty, made in Germany, 2nd half of the 10th century to the early part of the 11th century

Imperial Crown of the Ottonian dynasty, made in Germany, 2nd half of the 10th century to the early part of the 11th century

Panel with Christ and the Four Symbols of the Evangelists, carved ca. 1050  Ottonian (possibly Fulda, Germany)  Ivory

Panel with Christ and the Four Symbols of the Evangelists, carved ca. 1050 Ottonian (possibly Fulda, Germany) Ivory

Sacramentary   Decorated Initial D  	      Attributed to Nivardus of Milan  Ottonian, Fleury, France, about 1000 - 1025  Tempera colors, gold, and silver on parchment    9 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.  MS. LUDWIG V 1, FOL. 9

Sacramentary Decorated Initial D Attributed to Nivardus of Milan Ottonian, Fleury, France, about 1000 - 1025 Tempera colors, gold, and silver on parchment 9 1/8 x 7 1/16 in. MS. LUDWIG V 1, FOL. 9

Crown of emperor Henry II (Heinrich II - 6 May 972 – 13 July 1024), also known as Saint Henry, was Holy Roman Emperor from 1014 until his death in 1024 AD and the last member of the Ottonian dynasty of Emperors as he had no children. The Duke of Bavaria from 995, Henry became King of Germany following the sudden death of his second cousin, Emperor Otto III in 1002, was crowned King of Italy in 1004, and was crowned by the Pope as Emperor in 1014.

Crown of emperor Henry II (Heinrich II - 6 May 972 – 13 July 1024), also known as Saint Henry, was Holy Roman Emperor from 1014 until his death in 1024 AD and the last member of the Ottonian dynasty of Emperors as he had no children. The Duke of Bavaria from 995, Henry became King of Germany following the sudden death of his second cousin, Emperor Otto III in 1002, was crowned King of Italy in 1004, and was crowned by the Pope as Emperor in 1014.

"The Mathilda Cross"  --  Circa 973  --  Essen Cathedral  --  North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

"The Mathilda Cross" -- Circa 973 -- Essen Cathedral -- North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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