Awesome Óbidos Castle, The name "Óbidos" probably derives from the Latin term oppidum, meaning "citadel", or "fortified city". The municipality had its origin in an early Roman settlement near the foothills of an elevated escarpment
"The Glory Hole" ~ High bridge Lincoln ~UK High Bridge spans the River Witham, the bridge is the oldest medieval bridge in England that still has houses built upon it. High Bridge was built around 1160 to replace and earlier ford across the Witham
Manuscript Case Date: first half century Culture: French Medium: Tortoise Shell and ivory Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 3 x 1 in. x x cm) Classification: Ivories Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Manuscript Case
Medieval Gold Ring with Ruby century AD . An ornamental gold finger ring with round-section hoop and foliage motifs to the shoulders, traces of niello infill; the bezel ovoid in plan with inset facetted pink stone
Columns in the Natural History Museum of London. It was built from by Alfred Waterhouse after the original designer Francis Fowke died. As can be seen from these columns, Waterhouse added his own Romanesque touches.