Thursday, 1 April 2010

Rybism


This very unique and very rare door is a perfect example of a little-known period called 'Rybism'* which was between 1210 and 1290. When I saw this door, I immediately wanted to know more so I did a little bit of research and found that it was recently discovered buried behind a wall of a palace and that it's beauty has remained intact thanks to the plaster work that covered it.

*Rybism: translated 'fishism'

4 comments:

Wanda said...

You're Funny!

Malyss said...

Very interesting period for the door's history. I made a study of 1257 pages on them , if you want for documentation! Ü

Madi and Mom said...

Oh my that is one very old and well preserved door. Designing special doors has been going on for some time.
Madi and Mom

Remington said...

Interesting....to have been keep so well behind plaster work, amazing....is that a stone sidewalk? What does that word mean on the door?