In these teacher materials, and during the videoconference, students will learn that the Medieval time period is rich both intellectually and spiritually, a point that can be observed through the e
In these teacher materials, and also during the videoconference, students will be introduced to noble life in the Middle Ages through arms and armor, courtly, and religious objects in the collectio
In these teacher materials, students will discover how simple machines (lever, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, wheel and axle, and screw) have played a part in the development of arms and armor.
These teacher materials prompt students to examine works of art in the museum in the context of their scientific properties, creation, and perception.
Germany, 15th century
wood (walnut?) inlaid with bone; horn; iron and steel; composite bow (horn and parchment), Overall: l. 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Bow: w. 74.5 cm (29 5/16 in.); Butt: w. 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1725
The Cleveland Museum of Art (09/10/1998); "Armor Court Reinstallation"
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