St.George. 11th cent. Steatite Icon. Vatopedi monastery, Athos, Greece George is depicted as a cavalry officer. He wears a klivanion cuirass (lamellar) with attached metal pteruges and a mail upper part-probably a hood. His long leg protection (kampotouva) and tunick betray that he belongs to a cavalry regiment. A spear, a long sword and an almond shaped shield are the saint's weapons.