Armor Museum.

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Helmet and Spatha (cavalry sword) from around 500 CE.

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Great Helmet?

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Last of the entrance display.

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The armor of Friedrich the Elector of Pfalz from around 1450 made in Milan by Missaglia.

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Knight armor owned by Roberto da Sanseverino  Count of Caiazzo (Naples) from Italian Master around 1485.

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Partial and complete sets of jousting armor from 1500s most belong to Maximilian I’s collection.

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Crossbow and two parade spears from 1474.

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Field armor (leather) from around around 1525.

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two sets of child armor from 1570.

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Internal helmet padding from around 1425.

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Riding armor also from Maximillian I’s collection.

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The only original horse padding for jousting and some mean looking lances.

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Maximillian I Armor, he wore these suits, with the removable long toes.  from around 1485.

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Foxhelm of King Ferdinand I from around 1526.

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Another suit from King Ferdinand I from around 1537.

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Jousting guns, and excessive daggers. These were the simplest of the contraptions they came up with.

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Hunting Spear.

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Down Town Vienna.

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Goethe…

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Vienna State Opera House.

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Fieldmarshall Albrecht (1817-1895).

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Monument against War and Fascism.

 

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All on the same street corner.

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Franz Joseph I.

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Mozart, planting new flowers.

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Winter Palace (both sides), where the Armor Museum, Ephesus Museum, National Library, and Musical Instrument Museum are housed.

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Other Highlights from the Art History Museum.

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Sphinx of Wah-Ib-Re from 360 BCE.

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Elephantine Stele of King Amenophis II(?) 1438 BCE.

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“Sphinxkopf” or Sphinxhead of King Sesostris III 1875 BCE.

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A Mummy!

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Mummy masks from 300 BCE.

 

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Automaton Ship which has mechanical military band and mini cannons (which fire blanks).

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Bruegel’s “The Tower of Babel” from 1563.

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Rubens’ “Head of Medussa.”

 

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Russian War Memorial in Vienna.

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Greek Antiquities in the Art History Museum.

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Heracles casually slaying a Centaur? And some of the interior design.

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Caesar Lucius Verus (around 160 CE) on the right, better than “Bearded Man” on the left (300 CE).

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Marcus Aurelius on the left and Hadrian on the right.

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The gravestone of Titus Calidus Severus from around 100 CE.

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Relief of Odysseus slaughtering the suitors in three scenes (Feasting, Killing, and servants with Penelope?).

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From 500 BCE from a serious deposit find. “Negauer Helms”. Early Italian.

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Votive Statue and Aristotle’s head.

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Julius Caesar.

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Someone in Turkey is probably curious why all their statues are headless…

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Bust of Septimius Severus from 200 CE.

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Two Corinthian Helmets from 600 BCE.

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Attic red figure from 500 BCE, The death of Aegisthus

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On the right, Neoptolemus the armor being given to Odysseus from 480 (?) BCE. On the left, another Hoplite from 490 BCE.

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Hoplite on a “large stomached” (Bauchamphora: bauch means stomach) from 480 BCE.

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Another, also from 480 BCE. On the right, two fight, from 525 BCE.

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Materhosen In Vienna.

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Natural History Museum, checking out those dinosaur jaws.

 

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Materhosen’s idea of Reel Big Fish. Chilling with a triceratops.

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Leopold Museum Cafe, and Artillery selfies?

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Hanging out on the train to Prague.

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Sightseeing in Vienna

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Maria Theresa’s statue between the Art History Museum and Museum of Natural History.

 

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Surrounded by her beloved advisers.

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View of the city from surrounding hills.

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The chapel where the Austrian army held mass before the Battle of Vienna in 1683, ending the Ottoman siege. Apparently we were not supposed to take photos here.

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Artist/Architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

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Classic London phone booth? Chilling with Materhosen.

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Belvedere Palace, which has a large collection of Klimpt, including “The Kiss” and the famous “Napoleon Crossing the Alps” by Jacques-Louis David. No pictures at this place.

 

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Neoclassical Sphinx and St. Stephens Cathedral.

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Schönbrunn Palace.

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The gardener’s house?

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View from the gardens behind Schönbrunn Palace.

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Schönbrunn Palace.

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