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.


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.



Field armor (leather) from around around 1525.

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two sets of child armor from 1570.


Internal helmet padding from around 1425.


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.


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.


Hunting Spear.

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Down Town Vienna.



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Vienna State Opera House.


Fieldmarshall Albrecht (1817-1895).

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Monument against War and Fascism.


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All on the same street corner.


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.


Sphinx of Wah-Ib-Re from 360 BCE.


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


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

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A Mummy!


Mummy masks from 300 BCE.



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


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



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.


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.


Julius Caesar.


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


Bust of Septimius Severus from 200 CE.

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Two Corinthian Helmets from 600 BCE.


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.


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.


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


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




Surrounded by her beloved advisers.

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View of the city from surrounding hills.


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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