Explore the Bayeux Tapestry in high-res detail

The Bayeux Tapestry, which is really more of an embroidery, is a 270 foot long chronicle of the Norman invasion of England. It was created in the eleventh century, just a few years after the Battle of Hastings that changed William the Bastard into William the Conqueror.

The museum in Bayeux, France that houses the tapestry recently released a stunning, high-resolution version on their website.

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